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Stained Glass Attitudes

Simone Martini - The Grieving St John - signed and dated 1320 (The Barber Institute, Birmingham, England) Simone Martini – The Grieving St John – dated 1320 (The Barber Institute, Birmingham, England)

Although I saw a few nice churches in Haggerston and Hackney last week, it didn’t seem quite exciting enough to write up as a blog, and this week I was far too crippled to even consider much more than a trip to Piccadilly to catch the RA’s George Bellows exhibition before it closes, so I thought I would try something a bit different. There are some things that as an Art Historian that I get very excited about, even if they are not part of my current research. Outward appearances are obviously part of the attraction, but it’s only when you really consider and study things at length that you can see how special they were in their own time. I thought I would share a few on this blog, and the first, on the

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Posted February 25, 2018 by Aadil in Aadil's Astronomy Space and Travels

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