Found in the ruins of Fountains Abbey, Yorkshire, in the 1860s.

Nottingham alabaster, still bearing traces of polychromy. Bought for the museum by the Henry Vyner Charitable Trust and presented to the museum via the Art Fund.


The Marquess of Ripon; removed from Fountains Hall, Ripon; sold by order of the Trustees of the Henry Vyner Settlement through Christie's 1979.

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