English Stained Glass.

Cowen, Painton.

Picture of English Stained Glass.
Cowen examines the golden age of stained glass in England from 1100-1530 by choosing the most distinctive and important pieces from each of four regions: The North, The Midlands, East Anglia, and the South and South-West. This magnificent album of superb pictures of English medieval windows is a work of solid scholarship from Thames and Hudson with 200 illustrations.


SKU: 9780500238462


Stained glass is one of the glories of medieval art, and much of the finest glass can be found in England. This book presents a gallery of the masterpieces of English stained glass as never seen before. Covering the entire golden age, from 1100 to 1530, it reveals in astonishing new detail over 100 windows and panels across the entire country. Nothing significant is omitted and the most important monuments, including the cathedrals of Canterbury, Wells, Gloucester, as well as York Minster, are covered in extra depth. For the interested visitor, the passionate devotee, or anyone simply enchanted by these fragile works of art, "English Stained Glass" will inform, enchant and delight.

Book Details

Author Cowen, Painton.
Format HC
Publisher Thames & Hudson Ltd
Imprint Thames & Hudson Ltd
Number of Pages 128
Illustrations 200 colour illustrations
Publish Date 3/03/2008
Catalogue Feb18
Catalogue book number 5