Linard Gonthier

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Vitrail du Pressoir mystique (1625) by Linard Gontier: Christ and the twelve apostles (detail). Cathédrale Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul de Troyes

Linard Gonthier (1565 – after 1642)[1] was a glass painter who worked in Troyes, France.[2][3] Among his many works, he undertook the restoration of the stained glass in the church of Sainte-Savine.[4]

The Rue Linard Gonthier in Troyes is named after him.

Works[edit]

  • Stained glass window The Mystical Winepress, from the medieval image of Christ in the winepress, in the fourth chapel along the north aisle of Troyes Cathedral,[5] dated 1625, showing a vine springing from Christ's chest, with the apostles issuing from its flowers[6] (see image)
  • Pau, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Musée national du château de Pau, Henri IV terrassant un centaure et la Bataille d’Ivry, double-sided drawing, dated 1610, box of stained glass for the Arquebuse Hotel in Troyes, engraved by Hogenberg
  • Troyes, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Un Arquebusier, achat de la ville à la vente Lebrun-Dalbanne, 29 mai 1884, n° 67, Troyes.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nicole Hany (1979). "Linard Gonthier, peintre-verrier troyen (1565-après 1642) : sa vie et l'œuvre de son atelier". Bulletin de la Société de l'histoire de l'art français. J. Bauer: 51–61. Retrieved 15 July 2011. 
  2. ^ Matilda Betham-Edwards (30 June 2004). Holidays in Eastern France. Kessinger Publishing. p. 41. ISBN 978-1-4191-2439-6. Retrieved 15 July 2011. 
  3. ^ Albert Babeau (1888). Linard Gontier et ses fils, peintres verriers. Dufour-Bouquot. Retrieved 15 July 2011. 
  4. ^ A. F. Arnaud (1837). Voyage archéologique et pittoresque dans le département de l'Aube et dans l'ancien diocèse de Troyes. Cardon. pp. 71–. Retrieved 15 July 2011. 
  5. ^ Michelin (1 April 2010). Michelin Green Guide Alsace Lorraine Champagne. Michelin Apa Publications. pp. 439–. ISBN 978-1-906261-72-6. Retrieved 15 July 2011. 
  6. ^ Ancient Stained and Paited Glass. CUP Archive. p. 143. GGKEY:W1XWYP26SBZ. Retrieved 15 July 2011.