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Pointing Figure with Child: M.3-1976

Object information


Pointing Figure with Child


Meadows, Bernard William (Sculptor)


Bronze, cast in three portions and bolted, with contrasting matted and polished surfaces. Numbered 0/6. Signed 'M' in a circle.


History note: Purchased from Taranman Ltd.

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 19.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1976) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Third quarter of 20th Century
Elizabeth II
Production date: AD 1971


This sculpture is catalogued as model BM 117 in Bowness 1995, p. 144.

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Sculpture Depth 29.7 cm Height 21.5 cm Width 24.6 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Bronze, cast

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.3-1976
Primary reference Number: 13396
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_3_1976
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Audit data

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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