Stained glass reading list

The following books are  available in the National Art Library at the V&A:

Archer, Michael, An Introduction to English Stained Glass, London, 1985

Ayre, Kerry, Medieval English Figurative Roundels, CVMA Great Britain, Summary Catalogue 6, Oxford, 2002

Brown, Sarah, Stained Glass: An Illustrated History, London, 1992

Brown, Sarah and O'Connor, David, Medieval Craftsmen: Glass-Painters, London, 1991

Brisac, Catherine, A Thousand Years of Stained Glass, London, 1986

Butts, Barbara and Hendrix, Lee, et al., Painting on Light: Drawings and Stained Glass in the Age of Durer and Holbein, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, exhibition catalogue, 2000

Clarke, Brian, ed., Architectural Stained Glass, London, 1979 

Harrison, Martin, Victorian Stained Glass, London: Barrie & Jenkins, 1980

Lee, Lawrence, The Appreciation of Stained Glass, Oxford, 1977

Marks, Richard, Stained Glass in England during the Middle Ages, London, 1993

Piper, John, Stained Glass: Art or Anti-Art, London, 1968

Rackham, Bernard, A Guide to the Collections of Stained Glass, London, 1936

Raguin, Virginia Chieffo, The History of Stained Glass, Thames & Hudson, 2003

Reyntiens, Patrick, The Technique of Stained Glass, London, 1977

Täube, Dagmar, Rheinische Glasmalerei. Meisterwerke der Renaissance, exhibition catalogue, Regensberg, 2007

Williamson, P, Medieval and Renaissance Stained Glass in the Victoria and Albert Museum, V&A, 2003


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