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FPCO Celtic Cross
- Henry Willet
First Presbyterian Church Orlando
About the Artwork
In the Reformation Chapel is a 1962 Celtic Cross built by Henry Willett with repousse and baked enamel figures and symbols. Presbyterian Blue glass flaked with bits of Gold leaf form the background in various shades while the glass of reds and green accent the eight scenic elements.
About the Artist
William Willet, an artist and leader in the American Gothic Movement, founded Willet Studios in 1898 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The studio was later moved to Philadelphia.
Did you know?
The City of Winter Park's Public Art Advisory Board seeks to bring a temporary exhibitions of sculpture by internationally known artists to Winter Park. Their first 'Art on the Green' was held in 2006/2007.
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For those who have eyes to see, there are hundreds of works of art around them.
This web site provides some information on many of those works of art that can
be regularly viewed in Orange County by any member of the public without an
admission fee. They are outside in public view, or located in an interior area
that is normally open to the public.
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in person. The information you find here will add to the pleasure of exploring
public art in Central Florida.
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