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1 Stained Glass Windows Presented by Mrs. B. Abston WTMS Tech Art
2 Gothic Stained Glass Windows Stained glass replaced the wall frescos of earlier times.14th Century th CenturyIt illustrated the teachings of old and new testaments.
3 History of stained glass timeline Gothic Era12th Century (1100’s)Renaissance Era14th-15th Centuries(late 1300’s to early 1500’s)Art of Stained Glass fell from favor(Late 1500’s to 1800’s)Art Noveau20th Century(1900’s)Contemporary21st Century (2000’s)12th Century15th Century14th Century18th Century17th Century16th Century19th Century20th Century21th Century13th CenturyThe history of stained glass begins in the 12th Century.
4 The exterior of The Great Rose Window. Gothic Stained Glass WindowsThe exterior of The Great Rose Window.In Europe, the art of stained glass reached its height between 1150 and 1500, when magnificent windows were created for great cathedrals.
5 Gothic Stained Glass Windows Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Chartres, stained glass of the Virgin and Childca. 1170
6 Renaissance Stained Glass Windows Renaissance stained glass is very different from that of the previous period. Figures represent abstract ideas.The Visitation, 1444 Probably Strasbourg; From the Carmelite church at Boppard-am-Rhein
7 Decline of Stained Glass Between the late 1500’s and the 1800’s stained glass:Fell from favor.Castles, palaces, and churches were destroyed due toPolitical issuesReligious reasonsSocial conditions
8 Art Nouveau Stained Glass Art Nouveau stylePrincipal characteristic iscurving lines.Principal subject is nature.
9 Louis Tiffany 1848-1933 http://www.macklowegallery.com/tiff_lamps.html
10 Inventor of the opalescent stained glass window John Le Farge(1835–1910)Inventor of the opalescent stained glass windowLunette: Panel from the Cornelius Vanderbilt II House, New York, ca. 1880–82 John La Farge Leaded opalescent glass
11 John Le Farge Welcome, 1908-9 John La Farge Leaded opalescent glass, cloisonné glass, copperwire, and paint
12 Holy Cross, Woodchurch, England Contemporary Stained GlassHoly Cross, Woodchurch, England