The Sower and the Baptism of Christ

  The Sower and the Baptism of Christ

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

larger image

about 1887

A sower at work in the field followed by birds on one side. On the reverse John the Baptist baptises Christ in the Jordan with the dove of the Holy Spirit and onlookers on the shore. A ray of light shines on Christ.

medium: oil on silk
technique: painted

artist: G. Tuthill

Pontypridd Museum, Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff

Text with the Sower: 'Y maes yw y byd. Wele yr Hawer a aeth allan i hau.'
Text with the Baptism: 'Ysgol Sul Salem Newydd'.

From Salem Newydd Chapel, Ferndale.






 

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Further reading

Brian Davies, Interview with Brian Davies (Pontypridd Museum: 14 May 2007).




Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales


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