Art: Evie at Eton

Still catching up on Battle-of-Britain bomb damage, Eton last week dedicated a splendid new window for its cherished 15th century chapel, but it was hardly the kind of window old Etonians might have expected.

It was a huge (33 by 45 feet) dazzling array of dancing lights and colors considerably more suggestive of the Byzantine east than of the Gothic north. The lines were angularly primitive, the colors warm turquoise blues, smoldering crimsons, emerald greens, rich topaz yellows. The figures and scenes had an oriental look—a dark-haloed Judas, a grey, long-armed figure of Christ on the Cross, a group of stiff, formalized...

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