Category Archives: Issue 49

New Discoveries at Rievaulx Abbey

Thanks to a chance in a thousand, curators from English Heritage have finally been able to identify the original location of stained glass excavated at one of North Yorkshire’s most famous abbeys in the 1920s. Rievaulx Abbey, approximately thirty miles north … Continue reading

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A Recreated Medieval Cartoon

  An exciting exhibition of new designs in stained glass scheduled for 22nd September – 31st December will feature a recreated cartoon by the well-known glass painter, Jonathan Cooke, of a panel from the Savile Chapel east window (nII, 2-3b), … Continue reading

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Stained Glass on Show in Chicago until 30 May

Important examples of French medieval stained glass are among the highlights of a superb new exhibition at the Art Institute Museum in Chicago (USA). Kings, Queens, and Courtiers: Art in Early Renaissance France includes a window (c. 1480 – 1505) from … Continue reading

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Harry Harvey

We are sad to note the death, on 29 January, of Harry Harvey, aged 88. He was a leading figure in contemporary stained glass design and completed more than two hundred windows in a career lasting forty years. He trained … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Study Day at Gloucester Cathedral: 5 May

Led by a team of cathedral guides, the day will include a short film on the making of a stained glass window, followed by tours of the cathedral’s important medieval stained glass in the east window, Lady Chapel and cloisters. … Continue reading

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The Splendour of Stained Glass from Medieval to Modern Times: Exhibition in Paris until 24 April

A new exhibition is on view at the Gallery Les Enluminures in the Louvre des Antiquaires Centre, Paris. The exhibition features more than twenty pieces of stained glass from the fifteenth to the twentieth centuries and is the third exhibition … Continue reading

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BSMGP Summer Lecture on Lawrence Lee: Friday 17 June

The British Society of Master Glass Painters’ Annual General Meeting and Summer Lecture will be held on Friday 17 June at the Art Workers Guild, Queen Square, London WC1. Admission is by ticket only. The AGM will begin at 5pm followed … Continue reading

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BSMGP Website: New Conservation Pages

We’re pleased to announce an exciting addition to the British Society of Master Glass Painters’ website which deserves widespread support. ‘Conservation in Focus’ is edited by the well-known conservator, Steve Clare, ACR FMGP [Fig. 13]. It contains technical articles and conservation … Continue reading

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Name that Roundel!

This month’s puzzle comes from the parish church of St Helen in York. It shows a woman holding a shield and carrying a column riding a unicorn which is trampling on a woman lying on the ground. Cupid is by … Continue reading

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Diary

Lectures/Trips 11 March: British Society of Master Glass Painters Spring Lecture, Anna Eavis, ‘An 18th-century Recusant’s Collection: the Windows of Milton Manor Chapel, Oxfordshire.’ For more details, the BSMGP website. 23 March: Diana Bullock Memorial Lecture 2011; “Medieval Stained Glass … Continue reading

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