St David and King David

  St David and King David

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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Two-light window, standing figures.

technique: stained glass
size: 38 cm (width of each light)
artist: Theodore Baily

Church of St David, Caldey Island
south wall of the nave

The artist has here departed from traditional iconography, as King David is shown with a sceptre, and not with the harp, the musical instrument with which he is closely associated.


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Thomas Lloyd, Julian Orbach and Robert Scourfield, The Buildings of Wales: Pembrokeshire (New Haven/London: Yale University Press, 2004), p. 139.

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  St David and King David

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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