Christ Reigning from the Cross

  Christ Reigning from the Cross

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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about 1934

medium: wood
technique: carved
size: 240 cm (width of central panel)
Designer: W. D. Caröe

Church of St Edmund, Crickhowell, Powys
east wall of the south aisle

The Christ, crowned and robed as king and priest, reigns from the cross, adored by kneeling angels. This Lady Chapel reredos is one of Caroe's most effective works.


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Further reading

Jennifer M. Freeman, W.D. Caröe: his architectural achievement (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1991), p. 207.

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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