Crucifixion

  Crucifixion

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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1970s

Crucified Christ on a cross in front of rays.

medium: metal

artist: Frank Roper

Church of St Dyfrig and St Samson, Grangetown, Cardiff
churchyard

"Conveys in metal an explosion of glory". Roper was amongst the first - if not the very first - to use polystyrene instead of the lost-wax moulding technique for his sculptures.




 

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Further reading

Peter Leech, The Religious Art of Frank Roper: An Introduction (Much Wenlock: RJL Smith & Associates, 2003), p. 1.




Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales


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