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An exquisit authentic stained glass section that once was a part of a larger window of an English Church. The skilled craftsmanship in producing this piece of historic beauty is truly awe inspiring. As you can see in the photo's, the stained glass piece depicts one of the Apostle's - one of the twelve who followed Jesus - this is evident with the burning flame on his head - the descending of the Holy Ghost.

The lead came that surrounds the piece is original and a bit lose but authentic with a lovely patina that has gathered through the years that it was part of a much larger window in an English church.

The measurements are -- 7,3/4 inches by 6,3/4 inches --


It would look lovely in a window with light passing through it allowing the beauty to shine through and reveal it's soft warm colours to radiate into your home. This piece would satisfy any person who loves the romanticism and historic significance of owning an authentic piece of English heritage - a true historic treasure.

It has been made in the style of Gothic Revival with it's flowing gentle lines that once adorned a church. The vivid colours of yellow that makes up his halo has circular scrolls painted while the brownish hue looks beautiful through sunlight or diffused light.


The Gothic Revival was about looking back to the past history namely, the Gothic middle ages (dating from around 1100's - to the 1500's) which reflected mainly on romanticism. The style reflects painting which is similar to that of the Pre-Raphaelite movement ( started by Everett Millais, William Rosetti and William Hunt, soon to be joined by four other artists ) the English artist and poets.
These artists were commonly known as the "Brotherhood" and numbered around seven members.The group's intention was to reform art by rejecting what they considered to be the mechanistic approach first adopted by the Mannerist artists who succeeded Raphael and Michelangelo.

Antique Stained Glass - Gothic Revival Stained Glass of an English Church in the 1800's - Vintage Glass - Head of Saint painted on glass


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