Collection of 6 Indian sculptures and a painting by Unknown Artist

1) Head of Buddha, stucco, Gandhara.

Details

Medium:
Stucco, terracotta, schist & paper
Acquired in:
1961
Bequeathed by:
Sir Charles Leonard Woolley through The Art Fund

2) Head of 'Socratic type', stucco, Gandhara. 3) Head of Bodisattva, stucco, Gandhara. 4) Toilet tray, schist, Gandhara. 5) Terracotta plaque, thought to be medieval. 6) Painting of Raja, 19th century. Currently missing from the collection. These works were part of a collection of 90 works bequeathed to 4 museums in the UK and 2 museums in New Zealand by the late Sir Leonard Woolley through the Art Fund in 1961.

Provenance

Sir Leonard Woolley

Venue details

Ashmolean Museum Beaumont Street, OXFORD Oxfordshire OX1 2PH 01865 278000 www.ashmolean.org

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