Previously, we brought you the 20 Most Beautiful Glass Buildings. Now we’re bringing you 7 beautiful examples of stained-glass.
1.) Peacocks and Peonies II, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.
Created in 1882 by John La Farge, Peacocks and Peonies II uses the “broken jewel” technique. La Farge used tiny bits of colored glass to create this glass art.
2. Ursulines Institute, Belgium
Created in 1900, the Ursulines Institute’s Winter Garden (Wintertuin) is a beautiful example of a curved stained glass roof.
3. The Printemps Haussmann, Paris
The Printemps Haussmann is a department store located in Paris, France that was built in 1865. This stained glass dome was built in 1923 by glassmaker Brière.
4. Maison Dieu in Dover, England
Designed by Sir E.J. Poynter in the 17th century to depict the arrival of Charles II in Dover in the Victorian style.
5. Sainte-Chapelle in Paris, France
The Sainte-Chapelle Chapter was built in the 13th century and follows the Gothic style. The beautiful anterior stain glass dome was completed in later in the 13th century.
6. The Chester Cathedral in Chester, England
Located in the Chester Cathedral in Chester, England, was built between the 9th and 16th century. After damage from war, the Cathedral underwent major reconstruction in the 20th century.
7. St. Vitus Cathedral in Prague, Czech Republic
St. Vitus Cathedral was constructed around the 8th century, but wasn’t officially completed until 1929. The stained glass window was designed by Alfons Mucha.
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