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stained glass history

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Michelle Price

on 2 April 2013

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Transcript of stained glass history

Making a Timeline of Stained Glass History Gothic Art Deco Renaissance Frank Lloyd Wright/Prairie Style Reformation Art Nouveau Heraldic L.C Tiffany Gothic Revival/Victorian Contemporary/Modern 1130-1500 1500 1500-1600 1600-1800 1830-1880 1848-1933 1890-1910 1893-1920 1920-1930 1945 It is generally agreed that Gothic architecture made its initial appearance (c.1140) in the Île-de-France Great windows could be set into walls, admitting light through vast expanses of stained glass. Sculpture and stained glass were formally and spiritually integrated within the Gothic cathedral to express a theological program or scheme. found in representations on stone, wood, glass, and brass and in books and engravings Heraldry is the practice of designing and recording coats of arms and badges Renaissance styles began to take precedence over Gothic style glaziers began to imitate Renaissance painters and applied thick coats of enamel to the surface, as if painting a canvas Many windows were lost Were mostly in catholic churches During the turn of the 20th century the style of art which was followed was known as Art Nouveau. This form of art is also known as Jugendstil World War I was over and the economy was booming throughout the world The Paris Exhibition in 1925 focused primarily on the Art Deco movement in France the glass designs were usually derived from natural forms The Coonley windows, however, are purely geometric, recalling the abstract compositions of contemporary European painters Were made with many detail Used bright cathedral glass Tiffany glass was important during this time Was a American artist talented on the art nouveau He designed many stained glass windows Stained glass windows with great style, colour and pattern
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