Stained glass and Glassworks in
glass of varying importance can be found in many of Gaudí’s
buildings. Gaudí’s stained glass, constructed with the most
advanced techniques of the day, often has a revolutionary aesthetic
and surpass the era’s normal standards. They present an
extraordinary liveliness of color while representing natural
elements (like vegetables or animals) or, in the case of churches,
images of saints or biblical scenes.
(1886-1889):This building contains a notable
quantity of stained glass designed for different uses.
(1889):The following images are of the
Nativity façade, seen from the exterior and interior. Contrast
these with the last image, from the Passion façade (designed after
Palma de Mallorca Cathedral:
The following stained glass windows
were designed by Gaudí:
- St. Peter’s boat: window
depicting a boat carrying Jesus and St. Peter, sailing over the
waves. The 334x107cm leaded glass and fired window was
constructed by Eudald Amigó and Sons.
- Two stained glass windows
(Regina Confessarum and Regina Virginium) and one rose window
(Regina Angelorum) in the Trinity chapel made by using the
technique of superimposing three panes of glass in primary
colors in order to regulate the intensity of light.
One window in the Episcopal Palace
there is also noteworthy: the window of the Apostle, of leaded glass
and fire-glazed, by Rigalt, Granell, i Cia in 1903.
Glass at Casa Batlló (1904-1906):Exterior and interior stained glass
can be found in various doors, doorframes, skylights, and door jambs
on the main floor.
Some very original stained glass
windows illuminate the interior of the crypt.
glass windows at the Colònia Güell (1898-1916):