The Crucifixion with Saints

  The Crucifixion with Saints

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1937

Central panel depicts Christ on the cross with Mary, John and angels. Numerous saints under arcading with two scenes depicting the Annunciation and the empty tomb with an angel greeting two women.

medium: stone
technique: carved

designer: W. D. Caröe

Cathedral Church of St John Evangelist, Brecon, Powys
east wall of the chancel

An original design for the reredos of 1935 shows that the central panel was originally intended to depict the Supper at Emmaus.




 

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Further reading

The Cathedral Church of St John the Evangelist: An Architectural Study (Brecon: The Friends of Brecon Cathedral, 1994), pp. 27-8, 61-2.

References

Richard Haslam, The Buildings of Wales: Powys (Harmondsworth/Cardiff: 1979), p. 290.




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