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Originally appearing in Volume V12, Page 112 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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LATE RENAISSANCE France. Church of St Martin-es-Vignes, Troyes. Nave and transepts of Auch cathedral. Switzerland. Most museums. perhaps due workmanlike respect for traditional ways of workmanship. When the old methods come to be superseded it will be only by new ones evolved out of them. At present the conditions of glass painting remain very much what they were. The supreme beauty of glass is still in the purity, the brilliancy, the translucency of its colour. To make the most of this the designer must be master of his trade. 'The test of window design England. York minster. Ely cathedral. Wells cathedral. Tewkesbury abbey. Italy. Church of St Francis, Assisi. Church of Or San Michele, Florence. Church of S. Petronio, Bologna. New College, Oxford. Gloucester cathedral. York, minster and other churches. Great Malvern abbey. Church of St Mary, Shrewsbury. Fairford church. France. St Vincent St Patrice Rouen. St Godard Church of St Foy, Conches. Church of St Gervais, Paris. Church of St Etienne-du-Mont, Paris. Church of St Martin, Montmorency. Church of Ecouen. Church of St Etienne, Beauvais. Church of St Nizier, Troyes. Church of Brou, Bourg-en- Bresse. The Chateau de Chantilly. Netherlands. Groote Kirk, Gouda. Choir of Brussels cathedral. Antwerp cathedral. France. Evreux cathedral. Church of St Pierre, Chartres. Cathedral and church of St Urbain, Troyes. Church of Ste Radegonde,Poitiers. Cathedral and church of St Ouen, Rouen. Cologne ) Ulm }). cathedrals.. Munich Church of $t Lorenz, Nuremberg. Spain. Toledo cathedral. Switzerland. Lucerne and most of the. other principal museums. Spain. Seville } cathedrals. England. King's College chapel, Cam-bridge. Lichfield cathedral. St George's church, Hanover Square, London. St Margaret's church, Westminster. England. Wadham ) Balliol )} colleges, Oxford. New Germany. Granada is, now as ever, that it should have nothing to lose and everything to gain by execution in stained glass. (4 vols., London, 1881-1894); L. F. Day, Windows, A Book about Stained and Painted Glass (London, 1909), and Stained Glass (London, 1903) ; A. W. Franks, A Book of Ornamental Glazing Quarries (London, 1849); A Booke of Sundry Draughtes, principaly serving for Glasiers (London, 1615, reproduced 1900) ; F. G. Joyce, The Fairford Windows (coloured plates) (London, 1870) ; Divers Works of Early Masters in Ecclesiastical Decoration, edited by John Weale (2 vols., London, 1846) ; Ferdinand de Lasteyrie, Histoire de la peinture sur verre d'apre.s ses monuments en France (2 vols., Paris, 1852), and Quelques mots sur la theorie de la peinture sur verre (Paris, 18J3) ; L. Magne, Euvre des peintres verriers francais (2 vols., Paris, 1885) ; Viollet le Due, Vitrail," vol. ix. of the Dictionnaire raisonne de l'architecture (Paris, 1868) ; O. Merson, " Les Vitraux," Bibliotheque de l'enseignement der beaux-arts (Paris, 1895) ; E. Levy and J. B. Capronnier, Histoire de la peinture sur verre (coloured plates) (Brussels, 186o) ; Ottin, Le Vitrail, son histoire a 'ravers les ages (Paris) ; Pierre le Vieil, L'Art de la peinture sur verre et de la vitrerie (Paris, 1774) ; C. Cahier and A. Martin, Vitraux peints de Bourges du XIIIe siecle (2 vols., Paris, 1841–1844); S. Clement and A. Guitard, Vitraux du XIIIe siecle de la cathedrale de Bourges (Bourges, 1900) ; M. A. Gessert, Geschichte der Glasmalerei in Deutschland und den Niederlanden, Frankreich, England, &c., von ihrem Ursprung bis auf die neueste Zeit (Tubingen and Stuttgart, 1839; also an English translation, London, 1851); F. Geiges, Der alte Fenster-schmuck des Freiburger Monsters, 5 parts (Freiburg im Breisgau, 1902, &c.); A. Hafner, Chefs-d'^xuvre de la peinture suisse sur verre (Berlin). (L. F. D.)
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