The Crucifixion with Christ Meeting the Centurion of Capernaum

  The Crucifixion with Christ Meeting the Centurion of Capernaum

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1891

Two-light window with two scenes arranged across both lights. Above, Christ is shown on the cross between Mary and John in the right-hand light, with other bystanders in the left-hand light including the centurion, who is on horseback. Below, Christ stands with his disciples in the left-hand light, facing the centurion, who kneels before him, and bystanders.

technique: stained glass

firm/studio: Burlison & Grylls

Church of All Saints, Newbridge-on-Wye
north wall of the nave

Given in memory of Lieut Colonel Richard Lyons Otway Pearson (1831-90) by his nieces and nephews, and dated 1891.

Texts: (with the upper scene) 'Truly this was the Son of God.' (Matthew 27:54); (with the lower scene: 'Speak the word only' (Matthew 8:8); (between the upper and lower scenes) 'And Jesus said unto the centurion, Go thy way; and as thou hast believed, so be it done unto thee. And his servant was healed in the selfsame hour.' (Matthew 8:13).





 

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