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Nathaniel Herbert John Westlake, 1833-1921

Nationality: British
Date of Birth: 1833
Place of Birth: Romsey
Date of Death: 1921.05.09
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Nathaniel Hubert John Westlake was a designer of stained glass and religious painter.


He studied at Heatherley's School of Art and with Dyce. Later he worked for Lavers & Barraud, a firm of glass painters becoming sole partner in 1880 and designing windows for many important churches including St Paul's Cathedral, London and Worcester Cathedral. He also designed mosaics and altar pieces, including a series of mosaics for the Newman Memorial, Birmingham. Between 1881 and 1894 he published his four volume A History of Design in Painted Glass.


Wood, Christopher, Victorian Painters, 2 vols., 3rd ed., revised, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1995; Hicks, C., 'Lavers, Barraud & Westlake,' Grove Dictionary of Art Online, (accessed 17 August 2004).