Phillip Medhurst

Wisdom from a Gnostic Sage

Tag: Royal Chapel Windsor

079  The Ascension

The Ascension. 1801. Oil on canvas. 49 1/2 ins (125.7300 cms) x 34 ins (86.3600 cms). Berger Collection Educational Trust; gifted to the Denver Art Museum, 2018. The picture was never installed in the Royal Chapel, and West returned to the subject two decades later, producing this picture. As was his practice, he created it […]

078  The Ascension

The Ascension. 1781-2. 18 x 9.5 ft. (211 x 114 ins) Oil on canvas. War Memorial Chapel, Bob Jones University, Greenville, South Carolina, U.S.A. For the Royal Chapel Windsor.

065  The Crucifixion

The Crucifixion. Study in oil colour, for a glass painting by Charles Forrest. From 1779 to 1801 West became involved with the restoration of St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle. He created this design for a new west window, which when completed was to be 28 feet wide by 36 high. The only surviving depiction […]

061  The Last Supper

The Last Supper. 1784. Oil on canvas. 1830 × 2757 mms. Painted for the King’s Chapel at Windsor; presented by King George IV in 1828 to the Tate Gallery, London.