Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

  • Venezuela
  • flagellant, 1800s
  • Where object was made: Venezuela
  • wood, paint, gilding, carving
  • Transferred from the University of Kansas Natural History Museum
  • On view: Loo Gallery, 401, Cabinet D3
  • 1948.0023
Label Text

Figurine of a monk standing on an oval base. Monk is bald on top of head, wears bands around his elbows, a draping garment around waist, and no shirt. Draping garment is a dark green with gold lining. Monk appears to be gaunt.