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Theft of Renaissance Glass

A rare panel of English Renaissance glass dating from the 1530s and depicting the prophet Ezekiel has been stolen from Withcote Chapel in Leicestershire [fig. 1]. According to the police, the theft occurred between 24 and 30 July. A spokesman … Continue reading

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Canterbury Cathedral’s Great South Window Conserved

Conservation of the Great South Window of Canterbury Cathedral has been completed, and the stained glass – some of the cathedral’s most important medieval panels, depicting the Ancestors of Christ – is being reinstalled. …. The perpendicular Gothic window measures … Continue reading

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Last Chance to Buy Stained Glass in the Netherlands before 1795

Through its comprehensive overview of all stained glass in public buildings in the Netherlands, the monumental fourth volume of the Dutch Corpus Vitrearum, published in two volumes in 2011, provides the first English-language history of the medium in the country. … Continue reading

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ICON Stained Glass Group AGM and Conference 2016, Canterbury

This year’s ICON AGM, which took place 1–3 September, was kindly hosted by the stained-glass team at Canterbury Cathedral. With its newly restored south window, skilfully reconstructed after reaching a point of imminent disaster, Canterbury Cathedral was the perfect location … Continue reading

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Gilded Light Exhibition by Sam Fogg

July is traditionally the high-point of the London art world’s year, with high-price auctions and spectacular art fairs. This year, there was an added bonus for stained-glass enthusiasts when London-based dealer Sam Fogg mounted an important selling exhibition of thirty-seven … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Museum Autumn Lectures

Tickets are still available for the Stained Glass Museum’s autumn lectures, which focus on neglected aspects of twentieth-century stained glass in Britain. There will be opportunities to hear about the successful Arts & Crafts artist Theodora Salusbury (who is not … Continue reading

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Stevens Architectural Glass Artist of the Year 2017 Competition: Brief Now Launched

The brief for the Stevens Architectural Glass Artist of the Year 2017 has now been released: the design and creation of three back-lit windows in the Royal Automobile Club in Pall Mall, London. Full details are available on the Glaziers’ … Continue reading

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Corpus Vitrearum International: 28th Colloquium, in Troyes

 Emma Woolfrey reports. The 28th Colloquium of the Corpus Vitreaum International was hosted by the French CVMA in Troyes on 4–8 July 2016. Troyes, often referred to as the ‘sacred city of stained glass’ (‘ville sainte du vitrail’), provided an … Continue reading

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Window on a Parish: Conference Review

By Megan Stacey On the 25 June, the bustling market town of Ludlow was filled with stained-glass and heritage professionals from near and far, as well as local enthusiasts, for a one-day conference, ‘Window on a Parish: The Stained Glass … Continue reading

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New Volume Published. Ars Vitrea: Collected Writings on Mediaeval Stained Glass

Lech Kalinowski (d. 2004) was one of the most eminent art historians in Poland in the twentieth century. He was a specialist in mediaeval and Renaissance art, and his scholarly interests concentrated on iconology. He began work on the Polish … Continue reading

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