medieval stained glass
The Passion of Christ
fragments collaged after WWII
all the devils in hell
Consecrated in 1497 but not completed until 1520, St. Mary's Church in Fairford, Gloucestershire, was built with funds from a local wealthy wool merchant, John Tame. It is a very good example of a Cotswold Perpendicular Gothic church, not least because it has the most complete set of mediaeval stained glass of any parish church in Britain as well as several carved wooden misericords. The 28 stained glass windows were made between 1500-17 by the king's glazier Barnard Flower, using m...
Pg 494 (fig 16-4) The Flight into Egypt, Axel Choir Chapel. Abbey Church of Saint-Denis, France. 1140-1144. Stone Stained Glass Windows. This piece shows what seems to be a normal theme on the window of many stained glass pieces but this one is different. The window shows a scene that is based on the apocryphal Gospel that was not apart of the Christian scriptures. Though it was a popular image form 12th century artists. J.S.