The Tree of Life

  The Tree of Life

Photo © Martin Crampin

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Three-light window with a colourful abstract decorative rendering of a tree and fruits with circles of light and colour behind.

technique: stained glass

artist: John Petts

Church of St Peter, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire
south wall of the south aisle

Signed and dated by the artist.

Text behind the lower part of the tree: 'The fruit of righteousness is a tree of life' (Proverbs 11:30).

Given in memory of Dr Anne Nest Mary Crane (1917–82).


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Further reading

Martin Crampin, Stained Glass at the Church of St Peter, Carmarthen (Aberystwyth: Sulien Books, 2018), pp. 26–7.


Thomas Lloyd, Julian Orbach and Robert Scourfield, The Buildings of Wales: Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion (London: Yale University Press, 2006), p. 130.

Alison Smith, 'John Petts: Designer-Craftsman 1914-1991' The Journal of Stained Glass, vol. xix, no. 2 (1991–3), p. 225.

View this object on the Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue

  The Tree of Life

Photo © Martin Crampin

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