English Stained GlassBook - 2008
This book reveals in detail more than one hundred English windows and panels, taking advatage of both new technology and Painton Cowen's unfailing eye. After an introduction explaining the history and techniques of the art form, as well as the significance and meaning of the windows, the book is organized into four sections: The North, The Midlands, East Anglia, and The South & Southwest. The most important monuments, including the cathedrals of Canterbury, Wells Gloucester, and York, are covered in depth, while extensive captions explore the specific background stories of the glass.
Painton Cowen is one of the world's foremost photographers of and writers on stained glass and the author of The Rose Window. He is an Honorary Research Associate at the Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York.