The Visit of the Three Angels to Abraham and Sarah

  The Visit of the Three Angels to Abraham and Sarah

Photo © Martin Crampin

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probably mid-seventeenth century

Abraham pours water into a bath, in which the three winged angels wash their feet. Sarah sets a table for them in the background. A prophet is shown above.

technique: stained glass


Church of St Gwenllwyfo, Dulas, Anglesey
north wall of the nave

The main scene is painted with coloured enamels and silver stain, probably of the early seventeenth century, while the prophet above is from earlier work, perhaps of the 1520s.




 

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Further reading

J. O. Hughes, A Short Guide to the Early 16th Century Glass of Llanwenllwyfo Church Isle of Anglesey (1995), p. 16.

J. O. Hughes, Catherine Hughes and Avril Lloyd, Trysorau Cudd: Gwydr Lliw yn Santes Gwenllwyfo, Dulas, Môn/Hidden Gems: Stained Glass at the Church of St Gwenllwyfo, Anglesey (Aberystwyth: Sulien, 2016), p. 70.




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Photo © Martin Crampin


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