Crucifixion with the Virgin Mary and St John

  Crucifixion with the Virgin Mary and St John

© University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, photo Martin Crampin

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about 1894

Three-light window.

technique: stained glass

firm/studio: Burlison & Grylls

Church of St Nicholas, Nicholaston, Swansea
east wall of the chancel

The figures stand on a richly decorated carpet of grasses and flowers, giving the scene an Arts and Crafts flavour. The windows in the church were all conceived with the architectural details, and the carved hand of God and dove of the Holy Spirit above serve as part of the image.




 

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References

John Newman, The Buildings of Wales: Glamorgan (London/Cardiff: 1995), p. 476.




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© University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, photo Martin Crampin


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