East Window and Reredos

  East Window and Reredos

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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Gold and brown stained glass at the top of a canvas which stretches down to the floor, painted to look like marbling.

technique: stained glass, painting
size: 150 cm (diameter of glass) [approx]
designer: John Piper
artist: Patrick Reyntiens

St Woolos Cathedral, Newport
east wall of the chancel

Reyntiens interpreted Piper's gold and yellow colours in silver stain.


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Further reading

John Newman, The Buildings of Wales: Gwent/Monmouthshire (London/Cardiff: 2000), p. 427.

June Osborne, John Piper and Stained Glass (Stroud: Sutton Publishing, 1997), p. 77.

Tony Corten, 'John Piper and St Woolos Cathedral, Newport' The Journal of Stained Glass, vol. xxxvi (2013), 78-92.


Painton Cowen, A Guide to Stained Glass in Britain (London: Michael Joseph, 1985), p. 226.

Directory of Master Glass Painters (London: Oriel Press (The British Society of Master Glass-Painters), 1972), p. 85.

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  East Window and Reredos

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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