Christ Meeting the Centurion of Capernaum
detail from The Crucifixion with Christ Meeting the Centurion of Capernaum

  Christ Meeting the Centurion of Capernaum    detail from    The Crucifixion with Christ Meeting the Centurion of Capernaum

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1891
Two-light window with two scenes arranged across both lights. Above, Christ is shown on the cross between Mary and John in the right-hand light, with other bystanders in the left-hand light including the centurion, who is on horseback. Below, Christ stands with his disciples in the left-hand light, facing the centurion, who kneels before him, and bystanders.

technique: stained glass

firm/studio: Burlison & Grylls

Church of All Saints, Newbridge-on-Wye
north wall of the nave

Given in memory of Lieut Colonel Richard Lyons Otway Pearson (1831-90) by his nieces and nephews, and dated 1891.

Texts: (with the upper scene) 'Truly this was the Son of God.' (Matthew 27:54); (with the lower scene: 'Speak the word only' (Matthew 8:8); (between the upper and lower scenes) 'And Jesus said unto the centurion, Go thy way; and as thou hast believed, so be it done unto thee. And his servant was healed in the selfsame hour.' (Matthew 8:13).





 

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  Christ Meeting the Centurion of Capernaum    detail from    The Crucifixion with Christ Meeting the Centurion of Capernaum

Photo © Martin Crampin


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