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St Peter and St Paul

  St Peter and St Paul

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1953

Two-light window with standing figures.

size: 53 cm (width of each light)
artist: J. E. Nuttgens

Church of All Saints, Ebbw Vale, Blaenau Gwent
west wall of the south aisle

Given in memory of John and Mary Torrington.

In The Buildings of Wales: Gwent/Monmouthshire, John Newman notes the 'development in technique and in intensity of effect' with the 1948 window at the same church. The window is singled out by Patrick Nuttgens as 'a rare moment of vigour and display', contrary to his usual work, with its 'leaded eyes, abstract backgrounds and rich deep colour'. He dates the window 1956, although it is dated 1953 in the Directory of windows published in 1955 by the British Society of Master Glass Painters.





 
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Further reading

Martin Crampin, Stained Glass from Welsh Churches (Talybont: Y Lolfa, 2014), p. 253.

Patrick Nuttgens, 'Seventy Years Work. The Stained Glass of Joseph Edward Nuttgens, 1892–1982' The Journal of Stained Glass, vol. xviii, no. 1 (1983–4), 68, 70.

References

John Newman, The Buildings of Wales: Gwent/Monmouthshire (London/Cardiff: 2000), p. 224.

A Directory of Stained Glass Windows executed within the past twenty years (London: The British Society of Master Glass-Painters, 1955), p. 66.


 

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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2020.
http://stainedglass.llgc.org.uk/object/4146 (accessed 28 October 2021)



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  St Peter and St Paul

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