Author Archives: Carlotta Cammelli

ICON Stained Glass Group Meeting 2022 – 29th October 2022

The Stained Glass Group will be holding their Annual Meeting and AGM in person at the Artworker’s Guild, Queen Square, London. The programme will include a morning of presentations, with a short AGM prior to lunch, in the Hall.  In … Continue reading

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Medieval Treasures from the Glencairn Museum on Display at the Philadelphia Museum of Art through Fall 2023

Michael W. Cothren During the 1920s and 1930s, Philadelphia lawyer, businessman, and political activist Raymond Pitcairn (1885–1966) gathered one of the largest and finest collections of medieval architectural arts in America. He did not set out to be a collector, … Continue reading

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Roland Sanfaçon, Emeritus, University Laval (26 July 1934 – 30 October 2021)

Like many French-Canadians of his generation, Roland Sanfaçon looked to France for his academic formation. After his undergraduate training at Université Laval in Quebec City, he went to France for his upper degrees, at the Université de Poitiers (1957–59) and … Continue reading

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Glaskunst im Museum. Kontextualisierung, Inszenierung und Storytelling, 5 November 2022, Historisches Museum Thurgau in association with the Vitrocentre, Romont

Venue: Historisches Museum ThurgauSchloss FrauenfeldRathausplatz 28500 FrauenfeldSwitzerland For more information, please visit https://historisches-museum.tg.ch

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The Stained Glass of Latin America: The First Fruits of Research in Chile

Andrea Araos, l’Ecole Pratique des Hauts Études, Paris This article aims to provide a synthesis of the historical, stylistic, iconographic and technical characteristics of stained-glass windows in Chile. It seeks to establish a topography of this imported art, which first … Continue reading

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Jan Van Damme

23 April 1957 – 21 December 2021 It is with regret that we note the death of Jan Van Damme in December. Jan was an art historian and a much-appreciated member of the Flemish committee associated with the Belgian Corpus … Continue reading

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Remembering Patrick Reyntiens OBE

In our last Vidimus, in November, we noted the death of Patrick Reyntiens on 25th October 2021. Reyntiens’ importance is commemorated more fully in a number of obituaries, some of which can be read without subscription at the following links: … Continue reading

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News from the Stained Glass Museum

The announcement of an exciting new acquisition, plus a reminder of the upcoming study weekend. The Stained Glass Museum acquires a window designed by Wilhelmina Geddes (1887-1955) On 25th January 2022 The Stained Glass Museum successfully bid at auction to … Continue reading

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In Memoriam Alfred ‘Alfie’ Alderson: 5th April 1929 – 20th August 2021

It is with sadness that we note the passing of Alfie Alderson. Many Vidimus readers, particularly those in East Anglia, will be aware of the two volumes written by Birkin Haward on nineteenth-century Norfolk and Suffolk stained glass, and it … Continue reading

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Dr Patrick Reyntiens OBE

11th December 1925 — 25th October 2021 It is with deep sadness that we learned of the passing of stained glass artist Patrick Reyntiens OBE on the 25th of October 2021. Reyntiens was one of the most influential and extraordinary … Continue reading

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