- Museum number
Painted panel; oil and gesso on oak; a bearded figure, holding a scroll, possibly a prophet; rendered bust-length and turning to his left; no identifying inscription; pierced by eight regularly spaced pin holes 13-13.2 cm apart indicating fixing-points for patera; mounted in 19th Century gilded frame; taken from the ceiling of the painted chamber, Palace of Westminster, during repairs in 1816.
- Production date
- 1263-1266 (approx)
Length: 456 millimetres (inc.frame)
Weight: 1.20 kilograms
Thickness: 24 millimetres (panel)
Width: 432 millimetres
- On display (G40/dc10/sA)
- Exhibition history
2016-2017 Sep- Jan, London, Victoria and Albert Museum, Opus Anglicanum: Masterpieces of English Medieval Embroidery
1997 Jan 6-26, London, Christie's, National Art Collections Fund, 'Something for Everyone'
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Removed from Palace of Westminster during restoration in 1816, in possession of Mr Lee until 1839. Rediscovered in Bristol, 1993.
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number