Stained Glass Sundials

Catalogue no: 1266
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): John A. Knowles F.S.A.
Total pages: 4 Illustrations: 10 Language(s): English Publication date: Unknown
Editor: Publisher: The Connoisseur
Dimensions: 280mm x 220mm Condition: Good
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A history of a rather esoteric subject together with a brief biography of the stained glass painter, Henry Gyles (1645-1709) of York. Some comments on the reason for painting flies and other insects onto painted glass. Illustrations as follows: 1. Advertisement of Henry Gyles. Mezzotint by Francis Place 2. Sundial dated 1664, Widdington Church, Essex. From a drawing by F. Sydney Eden in the V & A. 3. Sundial with Fly, by John Oliver (1616-1701) 4. Sundial with Fly. A.L.Radford Collection 5. Sundial with Fly. In South Window, Lollards' Tower, Lambeth Palace. From a drawing by S. Sydney Eden in the V & A. 6. Sundial with Fly, by John Oliver. The Wilfred Drake Collection 7. Detail showing Fly on 17th Century Swiss Glass. Winterthur Museum 8. Sundial by Henry Gyles, 1670. Nun Appleton Hall 9. Sundial with Fly, 1652. Roy Grosvenor Thomas Collection 10. Painted Glass Portrait of Sir William Skipworth showing Fly painted on Pillar. Honington Hall
Room location: Library Extension Cabinet: F Shelf: 4
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