The remains of an effigy of Sir Grimbald Pauncefote (died 1287) lies in a recess in the chancel of St Edmund’s church, Crickhowell.
5/6 Garden sculptures, Crickhowell by Catharine Marr-Johnson (d 2014)
Peeking gardener …
… water feature
What can you see when you peer into darkened corners and recesses in dimly-lit churches? Perhaps something like this, in St Edmunds church, Crickhowell …
A selection of recent-ish photos of past figurative casts, sculptures and carvings
from Llandovery Castle, the British Museum, Llangorse, Abergavenny, National Museum of Wales and Crickhowell
Amazons fighting male Greek warriors:
Amazonomachy is the technical term for their conflict.
Sculptured friezes, British Museum. Continue reading “Sculpture 3: Amazons”
3/3 Llandaff figures: war memorial, Llandaff Cathedral, Cardiff
2/3 Llandaff figures: winged figure, probably the Archangel Michael, atop the chapter house, Llandaff Cathedral, Cardiff
Llandaff figures 1/3: effigy of Victorian bishop, Llandaff Cathedral, Cardiff
Statue of Perseus with the head of the Gorgon Medusa
National Museum of Wales, Cardiff
Redundant drinking fountain, Cardiff, erected 1850 by a former mayor