THE ROSE WINDOW

Chapter 4

DECLINE AND REVIVAL - Post-Medieval Roses

Page 164 Seville cathedral

 Page 174 Gravina

Page 175 Ivry la Bataille, Ennery, Epias Rhus

 Page 186/7 Barcelona, Sagrada Familia

Page 170 Othis

Page 174 Acquaviva and Ostuni

 Page 178 Pre Raphaelite rose windows

 

Page 172 Orleans 

  Page 175 Evreux and Les Andalys

 Page 182 More Chalres Connick's rose windows

 

Page 164 Seville cathedral

Other oculi filled with sixteenth century glass can be seen on the W facade all by Vicente Menardo: the NW is The Visitation (1566-68), the SW The Annunciation (1560-67) and in the centre W are the Four Evangelists (1577 but restored 1831 as the date indicates). No other photos available.

Page 170 Othis

Another window of the same vintage as this Othis window can be seen at St Nicolas, Troyes. (Photograph to come shortly) The Pithiviers window dates from a bit later (see "The Rose Window" p 176)

Page 172 Orleans

The west front rose windows 'wrap around' the west towers - and can be found on the sides and the reverse.

Page 174 Gravina

Gravina Duomo also has a fine rose at the west end

Page 174 Acquaviva and Ostuni

This exotic window at Acquaviva seems to be unique - but at nearby Ostuni in Apulia is another elaborate construction from around the same time:-

Page 175 Ivry la Bataille, Ennery and Epias Rhus

A similar window to Ivry la Bataille made from a collection of circles can be seen at Ennery; here six surround the central seventh:-

... and at Epias Rhus five surround six:-

Page 175 Evreux

Another rare window from this date can be seen in the north transept at Les Andalys:-

Page 178 Pre Raphaelite rose windows

St Georges, Lee (London, Perry Hill) used to have a fine rose window by Sir Henry Holiday. It has recently been reset in the Church of XXXX

to be photographed

Page 182 Further examples of Chalres Connick's rose windows

The American Church, Paris:-

St John the Divine, New York, lower window:-

Page 186/7 Barcelona, Sagrada Familia

An exterior view of the cathedrals rose windows

Another window by Joan Vila Grau at the Sagrada Familia