Church Yard Angel

This beautiful angel is situated in the churchyard of Cookham church, nr Maidenhead, in Berkshire and   was the source of inspiration for a painting by well-know British painter, Sir Stanley Spencer, who specialised in Biblical scences.

The painting known as The Angel was completed in  (1953) and also appears in another of his painting known as Parents Resurrecting (1933)                                                                  

  This painting shows the stone angel with the church tower in the background.

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