All posts tagged: stained glass

Gravelbourg Elementary School Main Entrance

The former Couvent Jésus Marie was designed by a prominent French Canadian architect, J.E. Fortin. The school’s exterior and interior illustrate Classical Revival influences exemplified in its symmetry and immense proportions. However, the front entrance’s architectural details are influenced by the dramatic style of the […]

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Stained Light

I captured these ethereal scenes mid afternoon on a winter’s day. The colors bathing the walls and columns from the setting sun shimmering through the stained glass is so lovely.

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Fleur-de-Lys Stained Glass

This particular stained glass window in the Gravelbourg cathedral is made of dalle de verre glass. The Raults handmade this raw coloured glass, which is two centimeters thick and weighs 4 or 5 times more than conventional stained glass. The Raults developed a technique of using regular lead strips […]

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Stained Glass

This beautiful piece depicting the assumption of Mary resides in Our Lady of the Assumption Co-Cathedral, in Gravelbourg, SK. The stained glass was crafted by Frederic Rault, at the Rault Studio in Rennes (Brittany). This breathtaking window features vivid rays of light, curving earthward as […]

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