Harry Clarke - Christ Church, Gorey, Co. Wexford

Christ Church, Gorey, Co. Wexford


Rose Window (C)

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In December 1922, the Reverend Gahan of Christ Church Gorey commissioned a twelve-light rose window representing the Apostles. It was designed by Harry Clarke and was made by the Studios (Bowe: (1994, p. 147). The window contains twelve decorative abstract panels, denoting the twelve apostles. The central panel is a decorative hexagon in green and turquoise. The predominating colours of the panels are deep crimson, blue, lilac, green and gold.

Bowe, N. Gordon, The Life and Work of Harry Clarke, Irish Academic Press, 1994

Photos Michael Cullen 2009 and Text by Lucy Costigan 2009