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Cassolette with a funerary genius, by Vincenzio Grandi

Image attached to M.7 & A-1997

An image of Cassolette and cover with a funerary genius. Vincenzio Grandi (Italian sculptor, 1493-1577/78), and/or Gian Girolama Grandi (Italian, 1508-1560). Vase-shaped, with pierced sides, and two v-shaped handles, the cover surmounted by a standing putto leaning on an extinguished torch. Copper alloy, probably bronze, cast, height, whole, 34.1, cm, 1530-1560. Renaissance.

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Cassolette and cover with a funerary genius. Vincenzio Grandi (Italian sculptor, 1493-1577/78), and/or Gian Girolama Grandi (Italian, 1508-1560). Vase-shaped, with pierced sides, and two v-shaped handles, the cover surmounted by a standing putto leaning on an extinguished torch. Copper alloy, probably bronze, cast, height, whole, 34.1, cm, 1530-1560. Renaissance.

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  • Accession Number: M.7 & A-1997
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/32.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Jaymes Sinclair
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 622 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.6 (Macintosh)
  • Filesize: 102.00kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 32/1

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