The Ascension

  The Ascension

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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Fresco with Christ ascending to heaven attended by angels, with the Apostles below. Framed within a Gothic canopy, with a text below. The fresco is over the sedilia which has angels painted over the arches.

technique: painting

artist: C. E. G. Gray

Church of St Nicholas and St John, Monkton, Pembrokeshire
south wall of the chancel

Inscription beneath the main panel: 'I ascend unto my Father and your Father and to my God and your God'. Inscription held by the angels over the sedilia: 'Let thy priests be clothed with righteousness, thy saints sing with joyfulness.'


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  The Ascension

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