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The History of Stained Glass



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The History of Stained Glass

  • Title The History of Stained Glass: The Art of Light Medieval to Contemporary

  • Authors Virginia Chieffo Raguin, Mary Clerkin Higgins

  • Edition illustrated, reprint

  • Publisher Thames & Hudson, 2008

  • ISBN 050028752X, 9780500287521

  • Length 288 pages

International stained glass expert Virginia Raguin traces the emergence of stained glass as a unique art form through an examination of its techniques and symbolism, and the political and historical contexts both ecclesiastical and secular in which it has been displayed. From Romanesque to Gothic Revival, Renaissance to Opalesque,Virginia Raguin reveals her profound knowledge of the naunces of style and the aesthetics of light in this compelling field.

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