Eastre (original)

This is the original plaster version of Fergusson's sculpture in brass. He intended it to represent Eastre, the Saxon Goddess of Spring, a season associated with the return of the sun. He wanted the symmetrical spheres and curves to evoke life and regenerative power.

  • Material/Medium: carved plaster
  • Date: 1924
  • Creator: John Duncan Fergusson (1874-1961)
  • Accession number: 1994.1888
  • Category: Fine Art
  • Subject: n/a