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Christ and Sir Launfal

  • Object:

    Panel

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1910 (designed and made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Measures Parlby, George, born 1856 - died 1944 (designer)
    Cowell, Thomas, born 1870 - died 1949 (painter)
    James Powell & Sons (manufacturers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glass, lead, enamel, painted

  • Credit Line:

    Given by John Wilson

  • Museum number:

    C.16-1994

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Stained glass panel painted with enamels. A central oval depicts Christ with arms outstretched and a chalice at his chest with a man in rags to his left. Floral decoration surrounds this oval with text running around the entirity of the panel.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1910 (designed and made)

Artist/maker

Measures Parlby, George, born 1856 - died 1944 (designer)
Cowell, Thomas, born 1870 - died 1949 (painter)
James Powell & Sons (manufacturers)

Materials and Techniques

Glass, lead, enamel, painted

Marks and inscriptions

'As Sir Launfal mused with downcast face A light shone round about the place, The leper no longer crouched at his side But stood before him glorified. Shining & tall & fair & straight As the pillar that stood by the Beautiful Gate'
inscription text running around the panel

Dimensions

Height: 38 cm, Width: 38 cm

Descriptive line

Stained glass panel, 'Christ and Sir Launfal', part stained glass, lead, enamel, probably designed by George Parlby, painted by Thomas Cowell at James Powell & Sons, England, c.1910

Materials

Glass; Enamel; Lead

Techniques

Painted

Categories

British Galleries; Stained Glass

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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