Exceptional for its comparatively large size and also for the high quality of its execution - all the details are modelled with incisive crispness and anatomical details.
Romanesque Crucifix figure by Unknown Artist, mid 11thearly 12th century
© British Museum
- 28 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £1,210 ( Total: £21,210)
- Acquired in:
The beard of two rows of curls turning inwards is particularly unusual as is the foot support in form of a lopped billet; the hair arranged like fish scales and the large hole in the abdomen. Figure thought to be French.