Pietà and Annunciation

  Pietà and Annunciation

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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Triptych with the Pietà in the central panel, and the Annunciation in the side panels, with Gabriel on the left and Mary on the right.

medium: oil on wood
technique: painting
size: 225 cm (width)
artist: Allan R. Henderson

Church of St John the Baptist, Newport
east end of the south aisle (Lady Chapel)

The reredos was begun by A. R. Henderson, but completed by an unknown artist after his death, and installed in October 1939.


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Further reading

Sarah Boss, 'Biblical images of Mary in the visual tradition of Wales' in Imaging the Bible: An Introduction to Biblical Art (London: SPCK, 2008), pp. 179-81.

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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