The Rattlesden St John by Unknown Artist

Statuette of St John the Evangelist from a Crucifixion group.

Details

Medium:
Cast bronze, gilded
Dimensions:
10 cm
Art Fund grant:
£15,000 ( Total: £95,000; Export stopped)
Acquired in:
1999
Vendor:
Private vendor

Depicted holding his head in his right hand. A joint purchase and grant between Moyse's Hall Museum, Bury St. Edmunds and Ipswich Museum.

Provenance

Found in a field at Rattlesden, 1972; Sold Christie's 1972; on loan to V&A 1972-1998.

Venue details

Moyse's Hall Museum West Stow Anglo Saxon Village, Cornhill, BURY ST EDMUNDS Suffolk IP33 1DX 01284 706 183 www.weststow.org

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £7.30)

Mon – Sat, 10am – 5pm
Sun, 12noon – 4pm
Last entry one hour before closing

Closed Bank Holidays

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