Seated figure of St. John the Evangelist by Francisco Pacheco

This work depicts St John the Evangelist seated looking upwards to the right, holding a quill pen in his right hand and an open book on his knee.

Details

Medium:
Pen, Indian ink, Chinese white
Dimensions:
33 x 22 cm
Acquired in:
1928
Presented by:
Captain S R Hibbard through The Art Fund

An eagle stands behind him on the right.

Provenance

AGB Russell, Lancaster Herald

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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