Glass Windows In Gothic Cathedrals

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Have you ever seen something so beautiful that gives you chills all over your body? Or feeling safe when little bit of sun can protect us from the evil darkness that lies around us? For example stepping into a church with such great lighting coming through the inside, while the sun hits the windows from the outside. During Gothic period and the Renaissance the stained glass windows was one of the best technique in Gothic Cathedrals. It has the most beautiful and inspiring stained glass windows that tell biblical stories from The Holy Bible. In the medieval century, Gothic Cathedrals had unique stained glass windows that were high above to allow light to shine through and make the features come to life. By understanding the fundamentals of the …show more content…
Watson Library, from the Metropolitan Museum of Art argues about that not a lot of stained glass are being made, also having a “buckeye” these canvas can be found around the corner hiding. Watson mention that America windows are exported to Europe and being more preferred to English, German or French windows. Including stained glass window are piece of art that shows wonderful images, though they give great coloring. Watson quoted “How strange is it, then, that so much is still heard of the necessity of importing windows from ‘the other side,’ when better work can be had here?” what better work can be done, when glass windows are more amusing to be made then not be made at …show more content…
The architecture during the middle ages was to believe in the supernatural that the spiritual is the path to God. Pope Benedict XVI quoted “the Gothic cathedrals intended to express in its architectural lines the soul’s longing for God” Gothic cathedrals and their stained glass windows should union of beauty, but with power, money and religion. For those who did not believe in God would destroy the windows and in the English Parliament it was demand that all images of the Virgin Mary and Trinity was to be removed from the churches, so many was destroyed by

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