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Michael King

The death on April 30 has been announced of Michael King, glass-painter and conservator for the Norwich firm of G. King & Son. Michael was 87 and the elder son of Dennis King, who, with his father George King, founded … Continue reading

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Professor Corine Schleif (1949–2023)

Corine Schleif, art historian, born February 20, 1949 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, passed away on December 8, 2023, in Phoenix, Arizona. An esteemed scholar of medieval and Renaissance art, she has left us with an extensive body of work that questions … Continue reading

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Professor Madeline H. Caviness Honoured by the French Minister of Culture

Vidimus warmly congratulates Professor Caviness on her receipt in December 2023 of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, awarded by the French Minister of Culture. In the words of the citation, ‘The Order recognizes eminent artists and creators. and … Continue reading

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Professor Michael Kauffmann FBA (1931–2023)

  The former chair of the British Corpus Vitrearum Michael Kauffmann FBA has died at the age of 92. Michael served for an eventful decade in the history of the project, succeeding David Wilson FBA, and stepping down in 2001. … Continue reading

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Dr Sandra L. Tatman 1945–2023

Vidimus was sorry to learn of the loss to Parkinson’s Disease of Dr Sandra L. Tatman, former executive director of The Athenaeum of Philadelphia. Dr Tatman held a Ph.D. in Art History from the University of Delaware and both an … Continue reading

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CVMA International colloquium and forum 2024

The National Committee of the German Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi gives Vidimus readers advance notification of the next international colloquium and forum, to be held in Erfurt and Naumburg 15–19 July 2024. The introduction to the theme of the meetings, … Continue reading

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ARCOVE – Carta de Najera sobre Vidrieras emplomadas

Fernando Cortes Pizano, President of ARCOVE, writes ‘we have recently launched the so called ‘Carta de Najera sobre Vidrieras emplomadas’ (Charter of Najera on leaded stained-glass windows). This is a very important document for the stained-glass community in Spain and, … Continue reading

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Mike Dixon

Vidimus was sad to learn of the death of Mike Dixon (Fig. 1), well known to many as the photographer of the Stained Glass of Norfolk website. Corpus Vitrearum researcher and author David King has also worked closely with Mike … Continue reading

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The Plowden Medal 2023

The Royal Warrant Holders Association has announced that this year’s Plowden Medal winner is Professor Sarah Brown of the York Glaziers Trust and University of York. Established in 1999 to commemorate the life and work of the late Hon. Anna … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Technology, Conservation and Restoration of Stained Glass, XII International Forum for the Conservation and Technology of Historic Stained Glass of the Corpus Vitrearum-ICOMOS. Erfurt, Germany 17-19 July 2024

The German national committee of the Corpus Vitrearum invites submissions of proposals for technical papers and posters for the twelfth international meeting of the Forum. The overall theme of the meeting is ‘Visibility’. Abstracts of 200-300 words, which will be … Continue reading

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