Stained Glass in Wales | Gwydr Lliw yng Nghymru

I am the True Vine

  I am the True Vine

Photo © Martin Crampin

larger image

1935

Jesus holds an open book with the text: 'I am the true vine', surrounded by Matthew, Thomas, Luke, Mark, James, Matthias, Philip, Bartholomew, Paul, Barnabas, Simon, Jude, Andrew, Peter, James and John.


firm/studio: Clayton & Bell

Church of St Idloes, Llanidloes, Powys
south wall of the nave

The window was placed in memory of Thomas Davies (18 March 1834–2 February 1887), his wife Marianne (9 October 1838–25 August 1925) and their daughter Gertrude (30 June 1876–30 July 1922). It was given by their son Arthur Davies in 1935, although it is dated 1934 in the the list of windows by Clayton & Bell published by the British Society of Master Glass Painters in 1952.

The arrangement of the disciples around the figure of Christ is reminiscent of the tree of Jesse.



 
Record added by Martin Crampin. Last updated on 11-09-2020

 

For other views of this work click on the image(s) below:

I am the True VineSt Philip and St Bartholomew: I am the True Vine

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 Clayton & Bell

Further reading

Church Guide.

References

Richard Haslam, The Buildings of Wales: Powys (Harmondsworth/Cardiff: 1979), p. 142.

A Directory of Stained Glass Windows executed within the past twenty years (London: The British Society of Master Glass-Painters, 1952), p. 23.


 

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, 2020.
http://stainedglass.llgc.org.uk/object/390 (accessed 8 December 2021)



View this object on the Imaging the Bible in Wales database

 

  I am the True Vine

Photo © Martin Crampin



 
National Library of Wales - project partnerUniversity of Wales, Trinity Saint David - project partnerCentre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies
Database © 2011-2021 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. © 2011-2021