Aberfan Calvary

about 1966-1970
Christ taking the children killed at Aberfan to heaven. Scene of the disaster below in a fiery landscape, with a Calvary at the top of a tip. Christ holding a baby while children cling to his robe, all modelled on photographs of the dead children, with further faces around the top of the painting.

medium: oil on canvas

artist: W. Richardson
Copyright: W. Richardson

Cyfarthfa Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Merthyr Tydfil





 

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