Madonna & Child, St Oswald’s Church, Grasmere, Cumbria, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bill&ben
N 54° 27.438 W 003° 01.423
30U E 498462 N 6034403
A statue of the Madonna and Child by the renowned sculptress Ophelia Gordon Bell.
Waymark Code: WMBA3P
Location: North West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 04/25/2011
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
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Ophelia Bell was born in London in 1915. She studied at the Regent Street Polytechnic Sculpture School and exhibited at the Royal Academy. In 1940 she married the Lakeland artist William Heaton Cooper at St Oswald’s Church, Grasmere. Many of her later works were concerned with Lakeland life. Ophelia Bell died in 1975 and is buried in Grasmere Cemetery.
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