Head of the Christ-child
detail from Medieval Fragments including the Holy Trinity

  Head of the Christ-child    detail from    Medieval Fragments including the Holy Trinity

Photo © Martin Crampin

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about 1460
Partial fragments inserted at the top of a two-light window. Together with a depiction of God the Father with the dove of the Holy Spirit and crucified Christ, there are two further heads of the Christ-child, one of which may be from a depiction of the Virgin and child.

technique: stained glass


Church of St Rhychwyn, Llanrhychwyn, Conwy
east wall of the south nave





 

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Medieval Fragments including the Holy TrinityMedieval Fragments including the Holy TrinityMedieval Fragments including the Holy TrinityGod the Father with the Dove of the Holy Spirit: Medieval Fragments including the Holy TrinityCrucified Christ: Medieval Fragments including the Holy TrinityChrist-child: Medieval Fragments including the Holy TrinityChrist-child: Medieval Fragments including the Holy Trinity

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Further reading

Martin Crampin, Stained Glass from Welsh Churches (Talybont: Y Lolfa, 2014), pp. 36, 49.

Mostyn Lewis, Stained Glass in North Wales up to 1850 (Altrincham: John Sherratt and Son Ltd, 1970), pp. 72-3.

H. Harold Hughes, 'Llanrhychwyn Church and its Painted Windows' Archaeologia Cambrensis, vol. 82 (1927), 118-21.

References

Richard Haslam, Julian Orbach and Adam Voelcker, The Buildings of Wales: Gwynedd (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009), p. 458.




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  Head of the Christ-child    detail from    Medieval Fragments including the Holy Trinity

Photo © Martin Crampin


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