Scenes from the Gospels

about 1865-1870
South side of the chancel: Annunciation and standing figure of St Peter, the Nativity and the Presentation in the Temple; north side standing figure of St Paul and the wedding at Cana. Sanctuary: Peter's commission and Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane, Jesus with St John at the Last Supper, and the calling of Peter and Andrew.

medium: oil
technique: painting

Church of the Holy Trinity, Pont-ar-gothi, Carmarthenshire

Unlike the murals in the main body of the church, these are more richly coloured and appear to be finished. The murals were conserved by Lloyd Haslam Conservation in 2006–7.


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Further reading

Philip Johnes, Interview with Philip Johnes (Pontargothi: 7 March 2007).

Thomas Lloyd, Julian Orbach and Robert Scourfield, The Buildings of Wales: Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion (London: Yale University Press, 2006), p. 366-7.

John Morgan-Guy, 'Fiery angels and country parsons' Icon News, vol. 20 (2009), 18-19, 22.

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