Friday, October 29, 2021

[Nicholas] Patrick Reyntiens 1925-2021

[Nicholas] Patrick Reyntiens, described in his Daily Telegraph obituary as the 'genius of 20th century stained glass', died 25 October, 2021. He was 95.

He was born in  London in December, 1925, of Belgian extraction, son of Nicholas Serge Reyntiens, OBE [1879-1950], of Odiham, Hampshire, and his wife the former Isabel Macrae-Gilstrap [1891-1975], scion of that Scottish landed gentry family; married 9 September, 1953, Anne Mary Bruce [1927-2006], scion of the Bruce baronets, by whom he had two sons, Dominick and John, and two daughters, Edith and Lucy.

Patrick Reyntiens, genius of 20th-century stained glass who with John Piper created jewel-like windows for Liverpool and Coventry cathedrals. 


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