Scenes from the Life of Christ

  Scenes from the Life of Christ

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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1893
Three-light window depicting the life of Christ in six scenes. Annunciation and Visitation; Crucifixion and Deposition; Nativity and the Presentation in the Temple.

technique: stained glass

firm/studio: C.E. Kempe

Church of St Mary the Virgin, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire
east wall of the chancel

The window is signed not only with Kempe's personal mark, in this case the three wheatsheaves, but also the monogram of Kempe's superintendent of his glassworks, A.E. Tombleson. These are located about half way down the inner edge of the two outer lights.

Given in memory of Rev. James Phillips of Picton Castle, died 1893.





 

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The Crucifixion: Scenes from the Life of ChristThe Annunciation: Scenes from the Life of ChristThe Visitation: Scenes from the Life of ChristThe Deposition and Pietá: Scenes from the Life of ChristThe Adoration of the Shepherds: Scenes from the Life of Christ

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Further reading

Martin Crampin and John Morgan-Guy, Imaging the Bible in Wales (Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2010), Reproduction and Tradition: The Medieval World.

References

Martin Crampin, Stained Glass from Welsh Churches (Talybont: Y Lolfa, 2014), p. 330.

Thomas Lloyd, Julian Orbach and Robert Scourfield, The Buildings of Wales: Pembrokeshire (New Haven/London: Yale University Press, 2004), p. 213.

Philip Collins, The Corpus of Kempe Stained Glass in the UK and Ireland (Kempe Trust, 2000), p. 330.

Painton Cowen, A Guide to Stained Glass in Britain (London: Michael Joseph, 1985), p. 222.




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  Scenes from the Life of Christ

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales


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