St Gregory and the Slaves by David Jones

The Pope, St Gregory the Great, was prompted by the sight of Anglo-Saxon slaves for sale in the Roman slave markets to send St Augustine and forty other monks to convert the English.

Details

Medium:
Watercolour
Dimensions:
17 x 14 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,250 ( Total: £5,000)
Acquired in:
1993
Vendor:
Wolseley Fine Arts Limited

Provenance

The David Jones Estate; with Austin Desmond; with Wolseley Fine Arts.

Venue details

Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft Lodge Hill Lane, DITCHLING East Sussex BN6 8SP 01273 844 744 www.ditchlingmuseumartcraft.org.uk

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