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Altarpiece.

By mistere
A carved wooden reredos (altarpiece) . From 'The Lady Chapel' in Lichfield Cathedral.
The piece, designed by Charles Eamer Kempe, was carved at the Zwink workshop in Oberammergau.
Kempe is better known for his stained-glass design. Some stunning examples of his work
can seen in the cathedral).
B&W in V1.
Happy Wednesday everyone.

Tags: General Carving Lichfield cathedral Altarpiece Charles Kempe

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Chinga Plus
11 3 2 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2021 5:07PM
A very ornate altar, Beautiful images, and content Dave.
Isabel GrinGrinGrin
mac Plus
20 13 Scotland
8 Sep 2021 5:15PM
I wonder how long it took him to carve, and produce this masterpiece. Is it painted gold or is it gold foil? Well captured with great details, Dave.
Ian
woolybill1 Plus
15 38 78 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2021 5:26PM
That altarpiece is very complex and much more recent than it looks!
First-rate photography, David.
Usually mono displays better detail but I must say the color version is very detailed and gives us an excellent view of what you saw in person.
chase Plus
16 2.3k 589 England
8 Sep 2021 5:57PM
What a very beautiful thing, stunning piece of carving which has been very well photographed.
DaveRyder Plus
7 5.8k 13 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2021 7:03PM
Marvelous image Dave, especially the B&W conversion.
saltireblue Plus
11 12.3k 77 Norway
8 Sep 2021 7:18PM
Admirable work, painstakingly and lovingly executed...
8 Sep 2021 9:37PM
Wonderful carving and, while the mono is superb, it's the colour that works best for me! 😀
richmowil Plus
12 465 2 England
8 Sep 2021 10:34PM

Quote:What a very beautiful thing, stunning piece of carving which has been very well photographed.


I agree!
8 Sep 2021 11:21PM
A wonderful Image, Dave - a place we have spoken about today.
Definitely on the 'to visit' list.

Richard
8 Sep 2021 11:33PM
Most impressive carving and beautifully photographed here 🌟

Dave 🙂
8 Sep 2021 11:45PM
Happy to be voters no 30
9 Sep 2021 1:42PM
A fabulous piece of work photographed here, Dave and I'm going for the colour version on this one, I can almost smell that churchy smell wafting out of the screen at me.

JohnSmile
Mollycat Plus
8 21 2 United Kingdom
10 Sep 2021 11:08AM
Stunning and intricate Dave, you've done it proud. Especially
like the lead.
Peter

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