Flemish Wood Panel Reredos - Shotteswell, Warwickshire

walwyn Mon, 05/26/2014 - 20:09
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This collection of 17th century Flemish carved wooden panels form the reredos at the church of St Lawrence, Shotteswell in Warwickshire. They come from different periods in the 17th century and consequently are stylistically different. The images are divided into several groups around the central panel depicting God. The first group is of bilblical subjects:








Next there are allegorical figures symbolizing Justice, Hope and Fortitude:






The final panel is that of a sitting woman writing.