The Risen Christ

  The Risen Christ

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Standing figure of Christ in a mandorla, at the centre of a five-light window, surrounded by symbols in roundels.

technique: stained glass

artist: John Petts

Church of St Mary, Brecon, Powys
east wall of the chancel

The window displaced glass of 1856 by Charles Gibbs, described by Richard Haslam as 'bright and mainly decorative.'


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Further reading

Alison Smith, 'Light, Colour and the Bible: The Stained Glass Windows of John Petts (1914-91)' (Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2010), p. 233.


Richard Haslam, The Buildings of Wales: Powys (Harmondsworth/Cardiff: 1979), p. 297.

Alison Smith, 'John Petts: Designer-Craftsman 1914-1991' The Journal of Stained Glass, vol. xix, no. 2 (1991–3), p. 228.

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  The Risen Christ

Photo © Martin Crampin

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