Webb, Christopher

Christopher Webb, Shakespeare window (1954) Southwark Cathedral.
Photo: Peter Hildebrand

Christopher Rahere Webb (1886-1966) was born into a family of artists. After school he enrolled at the Slade School of Art, before a year in France where he determined his future would be in glass painting. On his return he took articles with Sir Ninian Comper, whose approach chimed with Webb’s outlook. After war service Webb set up  a studio in Guildford, before moving to St Albans after his marriage in 1926.

Source: The Stained Glass Windows of Christopher Webb by Henry Hinchcliffe, Mindelph Press. A PDF copy of the book is available here