ROMANESQUE GLASS PAINTER, Swiss
(active c. 1170)
Rose window: Aprilc. 1170
Stained glass window
Standardized series of labours associated with each month were executed as sculptural reliefs or stained glass windows in many Romanesque and Gothic cathedrals. The roundels shown here are from the south rose window of Lausanne Cathedral. The set has not survived complete, February and December are modern replacements.
The illustration for April: gathering flowers.