Stained Glass in Wales | Gwydr Lliw yng Nghymru

The Resurrection

  The Resurrection

Photo © Martin Crampin

larger image

perhaps about 1500

Figure of Christ above from the tomb, revealing wounds and with rays of light behind.

size: 37.5 cm x 23 cm

Church of St Cystenin, Llangystennin, Conwy

Conserved in 2017 before being restored to a new display in the church.

The figure is suggestive of St Gregory's vision of the Resurrection.

Record added by Martin Crampin. Last updated on 08-08-2018


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Further reading

Peter Lord, The Visual Culture of Wales: Medieval Vision (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2003), p. 187.

Mostyn Lewis, Stained Glass in North Wales up to 1850 (Altrincham: John Sherratt and Son Ltd, 1970), p. 66.

Madeleine Gray, Images of Piety: The iconography of traditional religion in late medieval Wales (Oxford: British Archaeological Reports, 2000), p. 43.


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, 2018. (accessed 25 April 2024)

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  The Resurrection

Photo © Martin Crampin

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