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Exhibition of Roundels in Heidelberg

Sixty-five fifteenth- and sixteenth-century roundels and additional Swiss panels can be seen in a new exhibition at the Museum für Sakrale Kunst und Liturgie in Heidelberg (south-west Germany). The roundels belong to Dr Klaus Tiedemann. They are illustrated and discussed … Continue reading

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Seventeenth-century Painted Glass in Oxford

An important weekend course on seventeenth-century century painted glass in Oxford will be held in the city in May next year. Organised by the University’s Department for Continuing Education in association with the Ecclesiological Society and the Stained Glass Research … Continue reading

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Replica Fifteenth-century Painted Panel Displayed at Thornhill

Previous issues of Vidimus have traced Jonathan and Ruth Cooke’s conservation of important fifteenth-century painted and stained glass at the parish church of St Michael and All Angels at Thornhill in West Yorkshire As part of this project Jonathan Cooke … Continue reading

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Eva Frodl-Kraft (1916-2011): a tribute by Richard Marks

It is with great regret that we announce the death on 1 May of Professor Eva Frodl-Kraft, one of the founders of the Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi project and a medieval art historian of international renown. Born in Vienna, Eva … Continue reading

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Discovering Medieval Stained Glass in Nottinghamshire

A medieval stained glass trail for Nottinghamshire churches has been published by the excellent Southwell & Nottingham Diocese Church History Project. The trail involves a journey of thirty-seven miles, visiting seven churches with important remains of medieval glass ranging from … Continue reading

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Medieval Vogue in New York

A new exhibition with plenty of interest to historians of stained glass has opened at the Morgan Library and Museum in New York. Illuminating Fashion: Dress in the Art of Medieval France and the Netherlands uses manuscript illuminations and four … Continue reading

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Relics and Reliquaries at the British Museum

A major exhibition focusing on the spiritual and artistic significance of Christian relics and reliquaries in medieval Europe will open at the British Museum on 23 June and run until 9 October. Sacred items related to Christ or the saints … Continue reading

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Durer Exhibition in Scotland

An exhibition of Albrecht Dürer prints has opened at the National Gallery of Scotland in Edinburgh. Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528) was probably the most important artist of the Northern Renaissance. His output included designs for stained glass. The exhibition shows a … Continue reading

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New Zealand earthquake

A New Zealand photographer is raising funds for the rebuilding of Christchurch Cathedral which was largely destroyed in a recent earthquake. Amazingly detailed images of around thirty windows, taken with advanced photogrammetric techniques that can record windows in 3D with … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Workshops in York

A new programme of workshops is planned for the Stained Glass Centre, Church of St. Martin cum Gregory, Micklegate, York: Stained glass cutting, painting and leading workshop Saturday 16 July- Sunday 17 July 2011, 10.30am-4.30pm on each day In this … Continue reading

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