Christ in Majesty with Saints

  Christ in Majesty with Saints

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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about 1921-1927

Christ in majesty seated at the centre with other figures highlighted in gold. Figures (left to right): Isaiah, King David, John the Baptist, Mary, Christ [in centre], John, Paul, David, German.

medium: wood
technique: carved, painted
size: 635 cm (width)
designer: Cecil Greenwood Hare
firm/studio: Thompson of Peterborough

Church of St German, Roath, Cardiff
east wall of the chancel

Late medieval Netherlandish style made from kauri pine, painted and gilded. Designed by Cecil Hare, the partner of G. F. Bodley. Centre 1921-22 and shutters 1926-27.

Dedication: Erected to the glory of God and in memory of Robert James Ives - first vicar of this parish 1887-1917. The cost was £1,700. The work was carried out by the firm Thompson of Peterborough.





 

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Further reading

Jean Rose, The Church of St German, Roath, Cardiff: A Guide for Visitors (Cardiff: St German's Church, Roath, 2010), p. 12.




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