David McFall R.A. (1919 - 1988)


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1965/2 The Thames Ditton Crucifixion

Height 12 feet

Portland Stone (5 blocks weighing 2½ tons)

Carved in situ at The Church of Our Lady of Lourdes, Hampton Court Way


The Illustrated Weekly of India 14th August 1964: "He works on a 30ft platform, and a polythene cage protects him from the weather.  "The light is excellent" he says, "but on a sunny day it can become terribly hot."

    The stone blocks are installed prior to carving                                                                         McFall at work carving in situ

The Times 26/7/1965

The finished work (left) with preliminary studies (below centre and right)

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