A Bearded Man, Robed and in Armour

WAG 6215


This unidentified figure wears a scallop shell breastplate. His clothing shows that he is a member of the Burgundian Order of the Golden Fleece. It is possible that he represents a military saint. In the 19th century this sculpture stood in the Great Hall at Scarisbrick Hall, Lancashire. The unidentified sculptor is known for a body of work. They are named after a major piece in the Dutch Town of Elsloo.