Virgin and Child Between Two Angels

  Virgin and Child Between Two Angels

© University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, photo Martin Crampin

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about 1894

Seated figure of Mary supporting the infant Christ who stands on her knee, making a blessing. Two angels with incense at either side, and seated male figures at either end, perhaps prophets, apostles or evangelists. All set beneath polychrome arcading

medium: pink alabaster
technique: carved

artist: William Clarke

Church of St Nicholas, Nicholaston, Swansea
east wall of the chancel





 

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References

John Newman, The Buildings of Wales: Glamorgan (London/Cardiff: 1995), p. 476.

Geoffrey Orrin, The Gower Churches: A Survey of the Churches in the Rural Deanery of West Gower (1979), p. 52.




© University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, photo Martin Crampin


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