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Edward Woore was part of a close-knit group of artists trained by Christopher Whitworth Whall, the leading figure in Arts & Crafts stained glass.
Christ in the Carpenter's Shop by Edward Woore, c. 1923–1958
© The Stained Glass Museum
- Stained glass Dimensions: 175 x 75 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £2,950 ( Total: £3,250)
- Acquired in:
- Rachel Moss
This work is typical of Woore's style and is very similar to his window in Salisbury Cathedral which is also densely leaded and intricately painted. Woore displays his exceptional skill in rendering anatomy with the flexed muscles of the right arm of Jesus in the centre ground. Depth is achieved through the artist's selection of glass and careful application of glass paint to modulate the light as it is transmitted. This is the first work by Woore acquired by the Stained Glass Museum. This work was acquired with the support of the Art Fund with the assistance of the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation.
Studio where work was produced; Rachel Moss, 1996.
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