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J. Silvester Sparrow (1862-1929)

Stained glass artist. Often using intense and dark colours, he referred to himself as the 'Wagner of stained glass'. James Silvester Sparrow also made windows for other designers, including Walter Crane and Frank Brangwyn

Further reading

Martin Harrison, Victorian Stained Glass (London: 1980), p. 67.



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  Sparrows    from    Christ with Angels Gathering the Harvest Sparrows
from Christ with Angels Gathering the Harvest

artist: J. Silvester Sparrow
1902
Church of St Michael, Lledrod, Ceredigion
east wall of the chancel
  Dove of the Holy Spirit, Darkened Sun and Moon    detail from    The Crucifixion with the Virgin Mary, St John and St Mary Magdalene Dove of the Holy Spirit, Darkened Sun and Moon
detail from The Crucifixion with the Virgin Mary, St John and St Mary Magdalene

artist: J. Silvester Sparrow
1906
Llandaff Cathedral, Llandaff, Cardiff
south wall of the south aisle




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