Sir Edward Burne-Jones, stained glass windows at Birmingham Cathedral


Four stained glass windows by Sir Edward Burne-Jones, Ascension (1885), Nativity (1887–88), Crucifixion (1887–88), and Last Judgment (1897) (produced by Morris and Co. for Birmingham Cathedral) A conversation with Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris.


Additional resources

Edward Burne-Jones, Victorian artist-dreamer (free pdf from The Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Divine beauty at Birmingham Cathedral

Caroline Arscott, William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones : interlacings (Paul Mellon Centre, 2008)

Jim Cheshire, Stained glass and the Victorian gothic revival (Manchester University Press, 2005)

Martin Harrison, Victorian Stained Glass (Barrie & Jenkins, 1980)

Andrea Wolk Rager, The Radical Vision of Edward Burne-Jones (Paul Mellon Centre, 2022)

Smarthistory images for teaching and learning:
Cite this page as: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Sir Edward Burne-Jones, stained glass windows at Birmingham Cathedral," in Smarthistory, November 10, 2022, accessed December 1, 2022, https://smarthistory.org/sir-edward-burne-jones-stained-glass-windows-at-birmingham-cathedral/.