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life and work of Sir Ninian Comper, 1864-1960

Anthony Symondson

life and work of Sir Ninian Comper, 1864-1960

[an exhibition]

by Anthony Symondson

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Published by Royal Institute of British Architects in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Comper, John Ninian, -- Sir, -- 1864-1960 -- Exhibitions,
  • Architects -- Great Britain -- Design and construction -- Exhibitions,
  • Church architecture -- Great Britain -- Exhibitions

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSir Ninian Comper : the last gothic revivalist
    StatementAnthony Symondson.
    ContributionsRoyal Institute of British Architects.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA997.C67 S75 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination36 p. :
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21454207M


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This background had a profound influence on his future career: "Anglo-Catholicism was the motivation and mainspring of his work as an life and work of Sir Ninian Comper indeed, it was for this cause that most of it was executed" (Symonson).Having studied drawing for a term at.

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Cope made of silk damask, lined with silk and with a hood and orphreys of canvas covered with silk damask and embroidered, designed by Sir Ninian Comper, woven by Perkins and Sons Ltd., and embroidered by the 1864-1960 book of Bethany's School of Embroidery, London, ca.

Museum Number T Sir Ninian Comper () Influential church architect and furnisher of the Gothic Revival. John Ninian Comper was born in Aberdeen inthe son of John Comper, who was an adherent of the Oxford Movement and ordained into the Scottish Episcopal Church.

This Anglo-Catholic influence was influential, and is clear in Comper's adherence to. Sir Ninian Comper 1864-1960 book was one of the last of the great Gothic Revival architects, his work concentrating on churches and their contents. He is well-known for his stained glass, his use of colour, and his subtle integration of Classical and Gothic : Get this from a library.

Sir Ninian Comper: an introduction to his life and work with complete gazetteer. [Anthony Symondson; Ninian Comper; Ecclesiological Society.] -- "Sir Ninian Comper () was one of the last of the great Gothic Revival architects, his work devoted almost entirely to churches and their contents.

He is well-known for his painted glass, his. Sir Ninian Comper () was one of the last of the great Gothic Revival architects, his work concentrating on churches and their contents.

He is well-known for his stained glass, his use of colour, and his subtle integration of Classical and Gothic styles. Anthony Symondson, the leading 3/5(1). While little known in the United States, the British church architect Sir John Ninian Comper (), after John Betjeman’s championing of his work in the s, received a cult following in his native United Kingdom.

Since Betjeman, however, there has been only a smattering of mostly unremarkable, often skeptical reviews of Comper’s work.

This synthesis appears halfway through Fr Anthony Symondson’s highly readable book on the architect and ecclesiastical designer Sir Ninian Comper (). It is, without doubt, the most important book to appear on the artist’s work, and is all the more valuable for Fr Symondson’s elegant prose, and the gazetteer by Stephen Bucknall.

Hanging Pyx A pyx (from the Greek for 'box') was used in Roman Catholic worship to contain the Sacred Host, the consecrated bread or wafer used in the Mass, or to take it to the bedside of the sick. The designer of this pyx, Sir Ninian Comper, worked mainly in a.

The life and works of Sir (John) Ninian Comper () the great Anglo-Catholic architect and designer. Index Bakewell, Derbyshire Cowley St John’s Hospital, Oxfordshire Cowley St Mary and St John, Oxfordshire Drayton St Leonard, Oxfordshire Ely Cathedral, Cambridgeshire Ewelme, Oxfordshire Great Ryburgh, Norfolk Hoveton St John.

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Sir (John) Ninian Comper () was a famous architect, whose work includes windows in Westminster Abbey. He was born in Aberdeen and was the son of the Rev’d John Comper.

The Rev’d John Comper was a friend of the Rev’d John Mason Neale, the Warden of East Grinstead’s almhouse, Sackville College, from Statuette by Ninian Comper. The statuette of St Nicholas which stands outside the Lady Chapel, was designed by Sir John Ninian Comper (–) who was one of the last of the great Gothic Revival architects.

St Nicholas holds a bible in his right hand and on top of this there are three bags of gold. Symondson, A: The Life and Work of Sir Ninian ComperStephen Dykes Bower, and S Bucknall: Sir Ninian Comper, Reading, Tatton-Brown, T: La Pierre de Caen en Angleterre, in Baylé, M (ed): L’Architecture Normande au Moyen Age (vol I) pp, Caen, Taylor, B: Clare SheridanHastings, church architect Sir Ninian Comper (–), who freely combined classical and gothic motifs from different periods in his work.

Anachronism and conflict did not deter him; his eclecticism was a response to the layers of style and meaning in old religious buildings.

One answer to the multifaith problemmight beto. "William Richard Lethaby. His life and work" by Godfrey Rubens, Sir Ninian Comper. Architect. The Shrine of St Edward the Confessor is one of the most powerful features of the Abbey. To stand in the presence of a man who is Occupation: Writer,Architect,Historian.

Sir Ninian Comper: An Introduction to his Life and Work Sir Ninian Comper () was one of the last of the great Gothic Revival architects, his work c Price: £   SIR NINIAN COMPER: AN INTRODUCTION TO HIS LIFE AND WORK WITH COMPLETE GAZETTEER A distinguished architect and ecclesiological scholar, John Ninian Comper () was a major influence on the liturgical revival when the Anglican Church was still imbued with a vital Anglo-Catholicism, now largely dissipated.

His masterpiece is St. Sir Ninian Comper’s altar at Walsingham. A classic example of his work, drawing together numerous Comperian motifs: gilding, cherubim, Corinthian capitals, a certain illustrative naïveté, elaborated decorated canopy, and the use of sunbursts. Fortunately, most of the monuments were restored, including the ‘very beautiful memorial to Sir Anthony Ashley’, when the church was renovated by John Ninian Comper ().

Coincidentally once one of Bodley’s employees, he carried out a radical restoration of the church, now considered one of his finest restorations. Spencer-Silver, Patricia, Pugin’s Builder: The Life and Work of Sir Ninian Comper,(London: Royal Institute of British Architects, ).

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His work was governed as much by antiquarian as current liturgical principles and his desire was to conform to the most authentic sources.

Sir John Ninian Comper (–) was one of the last of the great Gothic Revival architects, noted for his churches and their furnishings. He is well known for his stained glass, his use of colour and his subtle integration of Classical and Gothic. [65] A.

Symondson and S. Bucknall, Sir Ninian Comper (Reading, ), p. [66] Symondson, ‘Theology, worship and the late Victorian Work’, p. [67] Gray notes that the term ‘British Museum Religion’ was in fact coined by Dearmer’s friend James Adderley as a compliment not a term of derision.

Gray, Percy Dearmer, p. All of the above-mentioned Lady Chapel furnishings were installed in a major renovation indesigned by Robert and Toby Robbins of New York, in a style inspired by the work of the Scottish Anglo Catholic priest and architect Sir Ninian Comper ().

Significantly, there are a number of tenth century Saxon round-headed windows inside the church dating to the time of St. Dunstan of Canterbury, who rebuilt the church in about The reredos (the screen behind the altar) of this church was designed by the British architect and stained-glass maker Sir Ninian Comper ().

Few of our readers will require an introduction to the work of Fr. Anthony Symondson, the noted English Jesuit and architectural historian, but other than him, none have done more to return to deserved glory the name of the the Gothicist Sir Ninian Comper ().

In his latest work, he has achieved the same for Stephen Dykes Bower ( The Life and Work of Sir Ninian Comper: The Last Gothic Revivalist London RIBA Heinz Gallery 34pp illus with b/w plates and including a bibliography of Comper's writings. However, the doyen of Scottish Episcopalian architects was Sir Ninian Comper (–), whose work is regarded by some as the final expression of the Ecclesiological Movement, while he was regarded as ‘heir to Butterfield and Bodley’.

42Author: Allan Maclean. Rochdale’s ‘Hidden Gem’, pdf is a rare example of the work of Sir Ninian Comper () and is the only church of his design in the northern ecclesiastical Province of York.Sir John Ninian Comper (–) was a Scottish-born architect.

He was one of the last of the great Gothic Revival architects, noted for his churches and their furnishings. He is well-known for his stained glass, his use of colour and his subtle integration of Classical and Gothic elements.Sir Ninian Comper’s altar at Ebook. A classic example of his work, drawing together numerous Comperian motifs: gilding, cherubim, Corinthian capitals, a certain illustrative naïveté, elaborated decorated canopy, and the use of sunbursts.

The last motif will also mark the work of another major Anglo-Catholic stylist.