Friday, March 9, 2012

Tiffany Education - A Stained Glass Window

"Education" (1890) 
A stained glass window by Louis Comfort Tiffany and Tiffany Glass Co.(late 1885-1892)
Linsly-Chittenden Hall at Yale University  

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Left: Art, attended by Form, Color and Imagination

Center: Science (personified by Devotion, Labor, Truth, Research and Intuition) and Religion (personified by Purity, Faith, Hope, Reverence and Inspiration) in harmony, presided over by the central personification of "Light·Love·Life".

Right: Music, with Rhythm, Melody, Harmony, Verse, and Voice

Perception and Analysis (hidden behind the left pillars) link Art and Science
Two other angels bridge Religion and Music (hidden behind the right pillars)

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