Christ in Majesty with the Symbols of the Four Evangelists

  Christ in Majesty with the Symbols of the Four Evangelists

Photo © Martin Crampin

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1962

Three-light window. Christ is seated at the centre with rays of lights extending into the outer lights. The symbols of the four evangelists are shown in the upper and lower outer lights. Figures at the sides are probably the apostles, and those below perhaps probably represent Paul and John the Baptist, and perhaps Mary and Martha. Cities and churches are depicted as islands in the waters at the base of the window.

technique: stained glass

artist: Francis Spear

Church of All Saints, Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan
west wall of the nave





 

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Winged Man, Symbol of St Matthew: Christ in Majesty with the Symbols of the Four EvangelistsChrist in Majesty: Christ in Majesty with the Symbols of the Four EvangelistsSaints Below the Figure of Christ: Christ in Majesty with the Symbols of the Four EvangelistsWinged Lion, Symbol of St Mark: Christ in Majesty with the Symbols of the Four Evangelists

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Further reading

Martin Crampin, Stained Glass from Welsh Churches (Talybont: Y Lolfa, 2014), p. 274.

Alan Brooks, The Stained Glass of Francis Spear (Privately published, 2012), pp. 51, 61.

References

John Newman, The Buildings of Wales: Glamorgan (London/Cardiff: 1995), p. 491.




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