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Virgin and Child

  Virgin and Child

Photo © Martin Crampin

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1935

Single-light window. Mary with the infant Christ in an oval medallion with a landscape behind, set on delicately decorated white glass quarries. Angels above and, with dedication, below.

size: 46 cm (width)
designer: Ninian Comper

Pentrefoelas Parish Church, Pentrefoelas, Conwy
north wall of the nave

The strawberry plant, Comper's signature, can be seen at the bottom.

Given in memory of Revd Thomas William Roberts (died 1932).

The design of the roundel is after Giovanni Bellini's Madonna and Child, 1480-90, at the Accademia Carrara, Bergamo.





 
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References

Richard Haslam, Julian Orbach and Adam Voelcker, The Buildings of Wales: Gwynedd (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009), p. 258.


 

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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2016.
http://stainedglass.llgc.org.uk/object/4723 (accessed 24 September 2021)



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