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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.



Church of St Gwenllwyfo, Dulas, Anglesey
north wall of the nave (window number: nVI)

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.




 
Record added by Martin Crampin. Last updated on 27-04-2018

 

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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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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2018.
http://stainedglass.llgc.org.uk/object/3857 (accessed 20 October 2021)



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  The Visit of the Three Angels to Abraham and Sarah

Photo © Martin Crampin



 
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