Tree of Jesse

  Tree of Jesse

Photo © Martin Crampin

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1951

Five-light window. Virgin and child above David and Jesse in the central light, surrounded by sixteen further figures. These are mainly kings, but also include Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel and Daniel. Upper octafoils with the Crucifixion between Mary and John, and the Ascension with two disciples (or perhaps the Transfiguration with Moses and Elijah). Uppermost quatrefoil with Christ in Majesty. A vine, sprouting from Jesse, continues throughout the whole design.

technique: stained glass

artist: Geoffrey Webb

Llandaff Cathedral, Llandaff, Cardiff
east wall of the Lady Chapel





 

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Further reading

Nevil A. James, The Stained Glass of Llandaff Cathedral (Llandaff: Llandaff Cathedral Shop Committee, 1997), pp. 9-16.

References

John Newman, The Buildings of Wales: Glamorgan (London/Cardiff: 1995), p. 251.

Painton Cowen, A Guide to Stained Glass in Britain (London: Michael Joseph, 1985), p. 224.




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