Why Did Louis De Roncherolles Commission A Stained-Glass Window For Beauvais In 1522?

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Cothren addresses a complex formal and iconographic composition, a sixteenth-century stained glass window at Beauvais, which, like most French Renaissance stained-glass windows, is virtually unstudied as a work of art. The concerns and contexts revealed by the study of stained-glass windows places them at the center of postmodern art historical discourse, and since most sixteen-century windows are currently in danger of disintegration from physical neglect, their integration into the scholarly mainstream might also work to save them from destruction.

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