Dedication of The Queen's Window by David Hockney
Tuesday, 2nd October 2018
The Queen’s Window, a new stained-glass window by David Hockney celebrating the reign of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, which was recently installed in the north transept of Westminster Abbey, was dedicated by the Dean of Westminster, the Very Reverend Dr John Hall, at a service this morning.
The Dean said:
For many years, I pondered how we should celebrate The Queen’s reign in the Abbey. David Hockney, who had never before designed stained glass, sent me a draft design: as I wished not heraldic or representational, but a country scene to honour someone we know to be a lover of the countryside.