Christ Crucified on a Living Cross

  Christ Crucified on a Living Cross

© National Library of Wales, photo Mark Davey / Estate of John Petts

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1973

Cartoon for a single-light window with the figure of Christ superimposed on a stylised tree suggesting the shape of a cross and with the indication of leaves. Stars are placed around the tree, and a white dove descends upon the figure of Christ.

medium: pen;watercolour on paper
technique: drawing, painting

artist: John Petts
Copyright: Estate of John Petts

National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion
PE4621

Signed John Petts 1973.

Text: 'In memory of Godfrey Morgan Morris, Late of Penylan Ammanford, who planted a living cross on the mountain, and also Nansi his sister.'

The design was for the nave window at Betws, near Ammanford.





 

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© National Library of Wales, photo Mark Davey / Estate of John Petts


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