Risen Christ with the Virgin Mary and St John

  Risen Christ with the Virgin Mary and St John

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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about 1974

Three-light window with three figures and the Preseli hills in the background. The dove of the Holy Spirit descends encircled by a crown of thorns. Thistles in the tracery lights echoes the flowers below the figures.

medium: cast aluminum and coloured glass
size: 180 cm (width)
artist: Frank Roper

Church of St Mary, Talbenny, Pembrokeshire
east wall

Dedication: To the glory of God and in thankful remembrance for the life of Janet Allan Thompson Davies of Howelston 1901-1974. This window was given by her family and many friends.

The conventional scene of The Crucifixion with Mary and John has been adapted by the artist as an image of the Resurrection.



 

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Further reading

Peter Leech, The Religious Art of Frank Roper: An Introduction (Much Wenlock: RJL Smith & Associates, 2003), p. 15.

References

Thomas Lloyd, Julian Orbach and Robert Scourfield, The Buildings of Wales: Pembrokeshire (New Haven/London: Yale University Press, 2004), p. 466.




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Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales


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