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George Frideric Handel as Apollo: M.2-1986

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Current Location: In storage


George Frideric Handel as Apollo


Maker: Elkington & Co.
Sculptor: Roubiliac, Louis François (After)




Bronze electrotype, reduced copy of the marble by Roubiliac. The pedestal is inscribed on the front.

Legal notes

Given by Miss D.A. Norman

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1986) by Norman, D. A., Miss


19th Century, Mid#
Production date: circa AD 1859

People, subjects and objects depicted


  • Sculpture UK

Components of the work

Figure Diameter 27.3 cm Height 34.5 cm Width 18.3 cm
Base Diameter 27.6 cm Height 20.5 cm Width 20.7 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Electrotyping : Bronze electrotype

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: PUBD BY/ELKINGTON & CO./1247
  • Location: On the back of the pedestal on which the figure sits
  • Type: Mark

Inscription present: the D of PUBD is raised and smaller

  • Location: Underneath the base
  • Type: Mark

Inscription present: the D of PUBD is raised and smaller

  • Text: PUBD BY/ELKINGTON & CO./1081
  • Location: On the base of the pedestal supporting the figure
  • Type: Mark

Inscription present: the R of ESQR. is raised and smaller

  • Location: On the front

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.2-1986
Primary reference Number: 13450
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_2_1986
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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