Young St Patrick by Imogen Stuart

The figure of St.

Details

Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
38.1 x 20.3 x 14 cm
Art Fund grant:
£5,689 ( Total: £6,615)
Acquired in:
2004
Vendor:
Imogen Stuart

Patrick holding a staff is deeply incised so that the figure is in high relief. The artist has become the leading practitioner of religious art in Ireland in 2004. This work shows the German influence of Ernst Barlach but also the rich area of early Irish Christian imagery and iconography. Purchased by the Art Fund with the assistance of the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation.

Provenance

The artist.

Venue details

Down County Museum The Mall, English Street, DOWNPATRICK County Down BT30 6AH 028 4461 5218 www.downcountymuseum.com

Entry details

Free to all
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