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Steel-mesh portraiture of Bede (an English monk at the monastery of Saint Peter at Monkwearmouth)
Bede’s World Museum, Jarrow, Tyne & Wear, UK

Dimensions 250 x 175 x 175 cm (height x width x depth)

Permanent installation, suspended as a centrepiece of the Museum, which has been voted by the Independent as one of the 50 best museums in the UK.

"The life and work of the 7th-century monk known as the Venerable Bede may not sound enthralling" says Marie, "but Bede's World museum in Jarrow offers an absorbing insight into the scientist and historian's surprisingly cosmopolitan life. (The Independent: 12 Oct 2012).

The venerable Bede still speaks through his writings as well as contemporary sculpture and also through music performances at the museum.