A Prayer in Stone

November 27, 2022

By Isabel Coulton

Intro to ‘A Prayer in Stone’ My wish was granted when The Abbot of Buckfast Abbey, David Charlesworthy, commissioned me to carve a three-quarter life-size statue of the Madonna and child in Stone. I was able to introduce a modern aspect to this age-old subject, and the focus was on her motherliness and love for her child, whereas his was his joy for life and the sharing of it.

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