Christ Appearing to Mary Magdalen (Noli me Tangere) by Graham Vivian Sutherland, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester
Noli me tangere by Graham Sutherland (1961). One of two altarpiece paintings commissioned for Chichester Cathedral. This one, which was chosen, shows Christ with a straw hat, as Mary Magdalene allegedly mistook him for a gardener.
Feibusch’s mural of Pilgrim’s Progress hidden in Eastbourne — The Twentieth Century Society
The Nativity by Vanessa Bell (1942), Berwick Church, East Sussex. Vanessa painted her daughter Angelica as Mary and behind her she painted a farm worker, Mr Peter Durrant, as Joseph. To the right of Joseph are three children, Ray and Bill West, sons of the gardener and John Higgens, son of Grace, the housekeeper. The shepherd to the rear left of the painting was also a farm worker, Stanley Standen (nicknamed ‘Beckett’).