The Resurrection

  The Resurrection

Photo © Martin Crampin

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perhaps about 1500
Figure of Christ above from the tomb, revealing wounds and with rays of light behind.

technique: stained glass
size: 37.5 cm x 23 cm

Church of St Cystenin, Llangystennin, Conwy

Conserved in 2017 before being restored to a new display in the church.

The figure is suggestive of St Gregory's vision of the Resurrection.


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Further reading

Peter Lord, The Visual Culture of Wales: Medieval Vision (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2003), p. 187.

Mostyn Lewis, Stained Glass in North Wales up to 1850 (Altrincham: John Sherratt and Son Ltd, 1970), p. 66.

Madeleine Gray, Images of Piety: The iconography of traditional religion in late medieval Wales (Oxford: British Archaeological Reports, 2000), p. 43.

View this object on the Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue

  The Resurrection

Photo © Martin Crampin

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