Figure representing Hope
- Art Funded
- 32 cm
- Bequeathed by
- Suzanne King through The Art Fund
An Ionic capital frames the head. A caryatid which probably would have originally supported furniture. This is a 19th century copy of 17th century non-memorial sculpture. Part of a bequest to three museums by Mrs Suzanne King through the Art Fund in 1992 and 1993.
The museum is now closed to undergo a major, transformational development project. It will reopen in spring 2020.
Throughout closure, the Geffrye's restored almshouse will remain open for tours and a full programme of events will be run in the front gardens.