Thuner by John Michael Rysbrack

One of seven 'Saxon Deities' executed by Rysbrack, in 1728-30 for Lord Cobham's garden at Stowe.

Details

Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
170 cm
Art Fund grant:
£15,000 ( Total: £58,000)
Acquired in:
1986
Vendor:
Phillips de Pury

Each was inscribed with the god's name in runic script.

Provenance

Lord Cobham, Stowe, sold in 1848 Stowe sale.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

Entry details

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