Virgin Mary

  Virgin Mary

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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medium: wood
technique: carved
size: 66 cm (height)
artist: Dorothy Archer

Church of St Mary, Betws-y-coed, Conwy
east end of the north aisle

The Blessed Virgin Mary is shown here in her pregnant state, recalling the words of Elizabeth at the Visitation, Luke 1:41-42.


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Further reading

Sarah Boss, 'Biblical images of Mary in the visual tradition of Wales' in Imaging the Bible: An Introduction to Biblical Art (London: SPCK, 2008), pp. 172-3.

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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