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Paolo and Francesca: M.18-1972

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Paolo and Francesca

Maker(s)

Sculptor: Ricketts, Charles de Sousy

Entities

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Description

Bronze, cast.

Notes

History note: Charles and Lavinia Handley Read (both died 1971); purchased from Mr Thomas Stainton, the executor of the Handley-Read Estate

Legal notes

Bought with the Perceval Fund, and with grant-in-aid from the Victoria and Albert Museum.

Measurements and weight

Height: 32 cm
Length: 53 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1972) by Handley-Read Estate

Dating

Edward VII
20th Century, Early
Production date: AD 1909

People, subjects and objects depicted

Project

  • Sculpture UK

Components of the work

Sculpture Depth 26.3 cm Height 32.3 cm Width 55.1 cm

Materials used in production

Bronze

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.18-1972
Primary reference Number: 13386
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_18_1972
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 17 January 2024 Last processed: Wednesday 17 January 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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