Entries tagged with "stained glass (visual works)"

Medieval stained glass scholar; student of Louis Grodecki, succeeded him at Musée des Plans-Reliefs.

Tufts University professor, medievalist scholar, and feminist theorist. Caviness, born Madeline Harrison, was born in London to Eric Vernon Harrison and Gwendoline Rigden (Harrison). Learning to read at a young age, Harrison spoke French at age five and studied Latin at age seven (Howard). She received her B.A. in 1959 from Newnham College, the University of Cambridge, where she studied Archaeology and Anthropology and English. Through Caviness’ background in Anthropology, she set her sight on a civil service career in Africa upon graduation.

Medievalist art historian; influential in French Romanesque studies and stained glass. Grodecki was raised in a Polish-speaking family in Russian-controlled Poland. When he was eighteen, he left to study stagecraft under Emil Preetorius (1883-1973) in Berlin. Later he moved to Paris, enrolling at the école du Louvre. His teacher, Charles Mauricheau-Beaupré advised him to take courses by Henri Focillon at the Sorbonne and Collège de France.

Curator of medieval objects, especially glass, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY. Jane Hayward was born in Orange, Connecticut to Lawerence Herbert Hayward and Julia Ellen (Woodruff) Elliot. She studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts from 1936 to 1942. Hayward also took an engineering drawing course at the Bock Vocational School in Philadelphia in 1942. For the next three years, Hayward worked as a draftsperson for the machine-design section of the Fourth Naval District.