Lord Archer Donates Satan Statue to Museum for Tax Break

artnet news | Eileen Kinsella:

In a shrewd move designed to minimize his tax bill, Lord Jeffrey Archer, “a millionaire author, former MP and convicted perjurer,” according to the description in the Financial Times, has donated a 31-inch statue of Satan to the UK’s Ashmolean Museum. It will be the centerpiece of the Oxford-based institution’s 19th-century gallery opening this spring… Read more

Image: Jean-Jacques Feuchère, Satan. Image Courtesy the Ashmolean Museum.