HEATON, CLEMENT JOHN *#
- Born: 1861 Died: 1940
Stained-glass artist and enameller, of London, Neuchâtel and New York. Clement John Heaton, a leading figure in the Arts & Crafts movement, was a son of Clement Heaton of the firm of HEATON BUTLER & BAYNE of London, in which he was a partner from 1882 to 1885. It was during this period that he decorated the nave walls at St Michael's CI church at Clane, Co. Kildare, with enamelled copper sheets depicting the Ascension and the Archangels Michael and Gabriel.(1)
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Information in this entry is from GroveArt, the website of the Grove Dictionary of Art. Seealso Nicole Quellet-Soguel, Clement Heaton 1861-1940 (Neuchatel: Editions Gilles Attinger, 1996), 920.
(1) Paul Larmour, The Arts & Crafts Movement in Ireland (Belfast, 1992), 8-9(illus.).
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|Building:||CO. KILDARE, MILLICENT, CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL (CI, CLANE PARISH)|
|Nature:||Decoration of end walls of nave with sheets of enamelled copper ('cloisonné-mosaic') depicting Ascension at E end and SS Michael and Gabriel and W end.|
|Refs:||Paul Larmour, The Arts & Crafts Movement in Ireland (Belfast, 1992), 8-9(illus.).|