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Lecture: Painting on Light: A History of Stained Glass, by Roger Rosewell

Tuesday, 18th April 2017, 7.00pm.

Roger Rosewell will give a richly-illustrated lecture to the Norfolk Decorative and Fine Arts Society tracing the history of stained glass in English churches from the Anglo-Saxon period to the present day. It will discuss evolving painting styles and techniques; how medieval audiences responded to these images; the lives of the artists who made them; and the relationship between stained glass windows and other art works. Foreign glass imported into Britain, Victorian windows and work of modern artists will also be examined.

Roger is a professional lecturer, award-winning author and widely-published photographer. He was educated at St Edmund Hall, Oxford University and is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries. His books include, Medieval Wall Paintings in English and Welsh Churches; A History of Stained Glass; The Medieval Monastery and Medieval Wall Paintings. His lecture will include local examples of wall paintings, stained glass and monastic remains.

Guests are welcome and a donation of £6 per guest is requested. The lecture will take place at the John Innes Conference Centre, Colney, Norwich, NR4 7UH. For more details, visit the Norfolk Decorative and Fine Arts Society website.