Stained Glass in Wales | Gwydr Lliw yng Nghymru

Christ Crucified on a Living Cross

  Christ Crucified on a Living Cross

© National Library of Wales, photo Mark Davey / Estate of John Petts

larger image

1973

Cartoon for a single-light window with the figure of Christ superimposed on a stylised tree suggesting the shape of a cross and with the indication of leaves. Stars are placed around the tree, and a white dove descends upon the figure of Christ.


artist: John Petts
Copyright: Estate of John Petts

National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion
PE4621

Signed John Petts 1973.

Text: 'In memory of Godfrey Morgan Morris, Late of Penylan Ammanford, who planted a living cross on the mountain, and also Nansi his sister.'

The design was for the nave window at Betws, near Ammanford.





 
Record added by Martin Crampin. Last updated on 28-02-2013

 

This work is indexed under the following main subject(s):
for other works containing these subjects please click on the links.

Show more subjects

Click here for other works at this site
Click here for other works connected to John Petts
 

Click to show suggested citation for this record
Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2013.
http://stainedglass.llgc.org.uk/object/1905 (accessed 10 July 2020)



View this object on the Imaging the Bible in Wales database

 

  Christ Crucified on a Living Cross

© National Library of Wales, photo Mark Davey / Estate of John Petts



 
National Library of Wales - project partnerUniversity of Wales, Trinity Saint David - project partnerCentre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies
Database © 2011-2020 University of Wales. Individual images are credited with individual copyright owners. All material on this website is protected by copyright law and users are reminded to respect the rights of copyright holders represented on the database.

Database and software developed by Technoleg Taliesin Cyf. © 2011-2020