Maurice Estève (French, 1904-2001), Untitled, 1957. Coloured pencil on card, 37.5 x 50 cm.
“The unusual “scissor” arches are a distinctive characteristic of the Wells Cathedral. The master mason, William Joy, added the arches in the mid-fourteenth century as a solution to stabilize the crossing when cracks formed and threatened the structure of the tower above.”
Vittorio Varo, for Chatpard, 1980