The Martyrdom of St Ursula - John Buck

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Artist Statement

John Buck

This image in inspired by the idea of someone charting a course through life without being consumed by material objects, or by ideas of a perfect life(style) that we are constantly being seduced by through images of property, possessions and perfectly presented meals.

The Martyrdom of St Ursula - John Buck

©Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Inspiration details:

St Ursula

Statue

Limburg (Netherlands), Holland (Probably, made)

ca. 1520-1530 (made)

Master of Elsloo (possibly workshop of, maker)

Carved oak, with traces of paint

V&A collection reference number(s):
621-1895

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