Kempe, C. E. / Kempe Studio

Kempe Studio, detail of south window, south transept (1895), Hereford Cathedral.
Photo: Peter Hildebrand

Charles Eamer Kempe (1837-1907) was one of the most remarkable and influential figures in Late Victorian and Edwardian church art. Despite using a variety of designers, Kempe’s name became synonymous with a distinctive style of stained glass deriving from late medieval and Renaissance models.

Kempe: The Life, Art and Legacy of Charles Eamer Kempe by Adrian Barlow (The Lutterworth Press, 2018)
Espying Heaven: The Stained Glass of Charles Eamer Kemp and his Artists by Adrian Barlow (The Lutterworth Press, 2019)

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