The Seed of David

 The Seed of David

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1864

Triptych commissioned as the reredos for the high altar at the time of the restoration of Llandaff Cathedral by Prichard and Seddon. Either side of a Nativity scene are portrayals of David as shepherd and king.

medium: oil on canvas
technique: painting
size: 313.8 x 429.6 cm
artist: Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Llandaff Cathedral, Llandaff, Cardiff





 

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Further reading

David Jasper, 'Pre-Raphaelite Biblical Art in Wales' in Biblical Art from Wales (Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2010), pp. 143-7.




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