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Restoration of the Ramon Montaner Manor’s stained glass works

Palau Ramon Montaner, carrer Mallorca 278 de Barcelona.

Va ser dissenyat a l’any 1889 per l’arquitecte Josep Domènech i Estapà. Per bé que la decoració i els acabats, d’estil modernista, foren obra de Lluís Domenech i Montaner.

A l’any 2006 varem tindre l’oportunitat de restaurar part dels vitralls que vesteixen les obertures del palau.

Vitralls de l’entrada


Vitrall del conjunt de l’escala principal


Vitrall d’una porta interior


Alguns dels vitralls de la galeria


Restoration of some of the Lleó Morera’s Manor Leadlights (Barcelona)

In 1983 we restored the leadlights from the main stair and from the galleries of the main floor and second floor.

Main stair.
Leadlights before and after resotration.

Main floor.
We worked on most leadlight of the interior gallery except for the door to the courtyard.

Segundo piso.
We restored the central leadlight, and some others to a lesser degree.


Can Borrell Manor’s gallery

The stained-glass windows and the gallery of the Can Borrell Manor (Castellar del Vallès) are from the reform that was realized in 1912 by the architect Juli Batllevell.

In 1989 we restored them.

We show you images of the gallery and the restoration.

Images of the restoration of one of the sets (Lower and upper pieces) that dress the openings of the gallery.


At the entrance door the window was missing and a reproduction was made following the pattern of the other stained-glass windows. Having material of the time, the piece was almost identical.


Exterior views of the gallery and its stained glass windows.


The stained-glass windows of the chapel of the manor also went through the restoration process.


Sant Llorenç de la Muga Church leadlights

Sant Llorenç de la Muga is located in the region of Alt Empordà (Girona).
The window of the apse of the nave was completed in 1993 and all other openings in the church, both internal and external, were made in 2002.
The stained glass works were ordered by Mn. Miquel Casteis, rector of the parish.
Our workshop was in charge of design and implementation.


Restoration of a rosette from Cervià de les Garrigues

The sequences of this work.

Posted by L'Art del Vitrall on divendres, 8 / abril / 2016


Casal Pere Quart’s skylight in Sabadell

In December 2015 we carried out works of conservation in a skylight.
In these two photos you can see the skylight nowadays.

We restord this skylight in 1986.
In this report we show you how did we find the panels and how they were once restored.


Palau Güell, Barcelona

Restoration of the stained glass works of the east corridor of the noble plant.
Year 2008.

Composition:

Fifteen openings, with a total of 821 glasses, 14 glasses of half cane that cover the columns and 13 red tears on the top.

First phase:

-Previous studies and restoration project.
-Photos of the state of the glass, of the “mastic” and of the metallic structure.

Second phase:

-Set up the workshop at the work,
-research of the glasses for the restoration ( Germany, Italy, United States, China and Spain),
-cut of the absent glass, unsuitable or very damaged originals,
-take out very carefully all the old “mastic”,
-place the new pieces of glass,
-do with new “mastic” the inner and outside cords,
-in depth cleaning of all the glasses.

Third phase:

:

Half cane glasses that cover the stone columns.
-Withdraw the glasses removing the “mastic” with extreme care.
-Reproduce the broken or non-existent glasses.
-Cleaning of these glasses.
-Protect both borders with lead bands.
-Return into place.

Fourth phase:

Thirteen red tears at the top.
-Withdraw the existent tears.
-Restore and redo the absent.
-Return into place.

Fifth phase:

Restoration finished
Several inner and external views


Arimon Manor from Sabadell – Restoration of main stairway’s stained glass works

Stained glass restoration


Gilding of the lead structure with gold leaves

Stained glass before and after restoration


Alcove stained glass restoration. Church of Maria Immaculada, Barcelona

Alcove’s leadlight’s state before restoration.


Restoration process.

Restored stained glass work.

Before and after.


Skylight above the main stairs of a manor house near La Garriga

The sequence of photographs speaks of the initial study and the project, followed by the construction of the metal structure that comprises the skylight (sizes: 4.5m/4.1m).

In the workshop we see the making of one of the 68 panels of stained glass and some panels already finished.

We can also see the tables full of panels with protective glass sealed with silicone.

We finish the work with the placement of the panels to the structure and the view of the finished set.


Palau Tolrà’s oratory stained glass’ restorations. Castellar del Vallès

Stained glass works, restored and returned to their origin.


The pieces as they arrived to the workshop.

Resoring the old pieces with new lead. Some of the glasses were missing or broken.


Alexandre de Riquer’s folding screen from Palau Güell

A brief tour to the restoration.

The screen before restoration.

The top right window and some glasses were missing. The center and side windows had missing and broken glasses, also some unsuitable pieces proceeding from previous restorations.

Restored folding screen
Central door. Study and the central window during restoration and restored.
Realization of the upper right window (absent) from the upper left window, already restored.
Window of “Sahabra”. Before and after restoration and painting of the missing glass.
Window of “St. Jordi”. Before and after restoration. Study and decal for obtaining patterns.
Lower stained glass restored and previous studies that have marked the incidents to intervene.
Binding the windows on doors with new membrane.

Interpretation of painter David Graells’s work (Sabadell 1910-1992) with the stained glass’s pictoric language

Work done in May 2013 in the workshop of L’Art del Vitrall in Sabadell.

Studies of the paintings and work proposal
Pieces’ painting and baking
Leadening and soldering
Detail of stained glass and the finished set

Arimon’s House skylight’s restoration

The house Joaquim Arimón of Sabadell is a nineteenth century mansion renovated by architect Josep Renom in 1911.

This restoration was done in our workshop between 2004 and 2005.
In the following galleries you can see a tour of the restoration process.

Dismantling the panels of the skylight structure for its restoration. There were missing four large panels of the base.
Sketch and previous studies.
Development and pattern.
Cutting the glass panels for the four new pieces and the broken or missing originals.
Painting and baking of some glasses.
Leading.
Construction of trusses, one concave and the other convex, to give shape to the panels.
Curvature of the panels with the aid of the truss.
Putty and sanding.
Repair of reinforcements.
Gilding the lead.
Restoration of panel atop the vault.
Restoration of one of the panels of the upper strip of the skylight
Attaching all the restored original panels and the four new ones of the lower strip.
Restored skylight.

Stained glass door with a tree

Development of a project from the original idea of the client:

Tree - Foto from the client

Fotografia del client

Tree - The Project

Our project

Tree - Finished stained glass work

Finished stained glass work.


Curs de vitralls – Illa Oberta – Febrer-Juny 2014


Skylight’s restoration at Terrassa

In this gallery you can see each of the skylight’s pieces before and after the restoration.

Stained glass workshop’s photos at Escola Illa. Illa-Oberta 2013-2014


Euterpe’s restaurant leadlight restoration

Euterpe-Vitrall-Abans

Leadlight before restoration

Euterpe-Vitrall-Restaurat-1

Leadligt after restoration

Technical data:

Lead:
Golden
Glass:
Snow (background), fleming yellow (circle) and cathedral green (leaves)

Restoration of stained glass from the Teatre Principal de Terrassa