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Stained glass and the Victorian Gothic revival, PDF eBook

Stained glass and the Victorian Gothic revival PDF

Part of the Studies in Design and Material Culture series

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Stained glass reached the height of its popularity in the Victorian period.

But how did it become so popular and who was involved in this remarkable revival?

The enthusiasm for these often exquisite pieces of artwork spread from specialist groups of antiquarians and architects to a much wider section of the Victorian public.

By looking at stained glass from the perspective of both glass-painter and patron, and by considering how stained glass was priced, bought and sold, this enlightening study traces the emergence of the market for stained glass in Victorian England.

Thus it contains new insights into the Gothic Revival and the relationship between architecture and the decorative arts. Beautifully illustrated with colour plates and black and white illustrations, this book will be valuable to those interested in stained glass and the wider world of Victorian art.

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