These stained glass windows are fine examples of the work of the pre-raphaelite movement. Both Kempe and Burne-Jones are well known for their ecclesiastical work, but are rarely found together as at Sheepy Magna. Kempe an expert on all aspects of stained glass whilst Burne-Jones an artist who occasionally used stained glass as a medium. Click the pictures for an enlarged view and the names for details of the artists.
|Edward Coley Burne-Jones|
|Designed by Burne-Jones and
the work executed by his friend William
1879 these two
windows are at the Chancel End of the South Wall.
The first shows Moses and David in the top two panels. The lower two panels depict "the repose in the desert" and "the adoration of the wise men".
The second shows St. Peter and St.Paul in the top two panels. The lower two depict "the calling of St Peter" and "the miraculous drought of fishes".
|Charles Eamer Kempe|
|Deigned and executed by Kempe in
1897 these two windows are the tower end of the south aisle.
The first shows Daniel the Prophet and St. Stephen the Martyr in the top two panels whilst the bottom panels depict the raising of Lazarus.
The second shows Isaiah the Prophet and St John the Evangelist in the top two panels.
The bottom panels depict the preaching of St. John the Baptist.
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