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East window, St. Mary's Church, Battersea by Abraham Van Linge

East window, St. Mary's Church, Battersea by Abraham Van Linge
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Sir John St.John, 1st Bart. commissioned the Battersea window at around the same time as the east window in St. Mary's Lydiard Tregoze. Both are by Abraham Van Linge, the leading glass painter of the early 17th century. Gerard Leighton in 'The East Window of Lydiard Tregoze Church' (Report no 35 p27):

'...The Battersea window specifically commemorates the aforesaid Oliver St.John, Viscount Grandison, who died in December 1630 and owned the Battersea estate which he left to his nephew, the first Baronet. This window is entirely heraldic and, set in a background of gold and deep red with blue in the apex, has a magnificence that makes it more secular and less intimate than its counterpart at Lydiard'.

Year:
1631
Artist:
Abraham Van Linge
Type:
Stained Glass
Location:
St. Mary's Church, Battersea
Owner:
St. Mary's Church, Battersea
Copyright:
Friends of Lydiard Park
Last updated on:
Monday 11th October 2021

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