Art: Window Pains

Last week Robert Marion Metcalf could congratulate himself on a big job well done, in the nick of time. A short, baldish, bustling American with a fringe-beard, he knows and loves medieval stained glass. Since 1938 he has been scurrying around France with a Leica camera, color-photographing stained glass windows faster than the French Government could replace them in the Gothic cathedrals from which it removed them during World War I. He photographed all the windows in tide-swept Mont St. Michel, Le Mans, Chartres. At times when he had to stop and rest, Robert Metcalf and his wife mounted his tiny...

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