High Road to Culture in Flanders and the Netherlands


High Road to Culture in Flanders and the Netherlands

The Art of Glass
For subscribers

The Art of Glass

(Pieter C. Ritsema van Eck ) The Low Countries - 1994, № 2, pp. 258-263

This is an article from our print archives. Please be patient as we have to scan it

Research carried out in recent years has shown that in the Middle Ages a considerable amount of glass was already being produced in the Low Countries, particularly in the southern, more wealthy part which today is Belgium. This article provides a short historical survey of glass production in the Netherlands, from the first glassworks to make glass ‘à la façon de Venise' in Middelburg in 1581 to the glassmaking course at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam.

Continue reading?

The article you want to access is behind a paywall. You can purchase this article or subscribe to access all the low countries articles.




Sign in

Register or sign in to read or purchase an article.


You are visiting this website through a public account.
This allows you to read all articles, but not buy any products.

Important to know

When you subscribe, you give permission for an automatic re-subscription. You can stop this at any time by contacting emma.reynaert@onserfdeel.be.