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Ecorché Male Figure: M.1-1949

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Current Location: In storage


Ecorché Male Figure


Spang, Michael Henry (Modeller)
Burch, Edmund (Founder)


Bronze, cast, with brown patina, well-polished.The figure stands with the weight of the body on the right leg. The leg is bent back, resting the foot on a raised block. The left arm hangs straight down, the right arm is raised and bent backwards to touch the back of the head.

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Given by Percy Moore Turner

Measurements and weight

Depth: 7 cm
Height: 22.9 cm
Width: 7.6 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1949) by Turner, Percy Moore


Late 18th century
George III
Circa 1775 CE - 1800 CE


The old catalogue attributed this bronze to Florentine school (?) circa 1550. See Documentation, Avery, 2002 for the reattribution

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Components of the work

Plinth Depth 8.9 cm Height 11.1 cm Width 8.9 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Bronze, cast

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.1-1949
Primary reference Number: 12421
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_1_1949
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 14 March 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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