Apparition of the Virgin Mary at Lourdes to Bernadette

  Apparition of the Virgin Mary at Lourdes to Bernadette

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

larger image

Single-light window. Virgin Mary with rosary against a background of a grotto, with Bernadette at the left of the foreground, holding a lighted taper. Clogs, sticks, roses and stream on the ground beside Bernadette.

technique: stained glass
size: 68 cm (width)
firm/studio: Harry Clarke Stained Glass Ltd

Church of the Holy Name, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire
western end of the nave, opposite the entrance.

Inscription: 'Pray for the donor, M A Mac Donald'.
Perhaps the work of William Dowling. A very similar design made as a two-light window may be found at The Church of the Assumption, Wexford.





 

For other views of this work click on the image(s) below:

Detail of Mary: Apparition of the Virgin Mary at Lourdes to BernadetteDetail of roses and stream: Apparition of the Virgin Mary at Lourdes to Bernadette

This artwork is indexed under the following main subject(s):
for other works containing these subjects please click on the links.

Show more subjects

Click here for other artworks at this site
Click here for other works connected to Harry Clarke Stained Glass Ltd

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), p. 172.

References

Thomas Lloyd, Julian Orbach and Robert Scourfield, The Buildings of Wales: Pembrokeshire (New Haven/London: Yale University Press, 2004), p. 186.




View this object on the Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue


Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales


Arts & Humanities Research Council - project sponsorsNational Library of Wales - project partnerUniversity of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies - project partnerUniversity of Wales Trinity Saint David - project organiser

This database and its contents are copyright © 2008-2019 by University of Wales Trinity Saint David, unless otherwise noted. Copyright information

Database, software and website development by Technoleg Taliesin Cyf. © 2008-2019