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Kettler: M.6-1994

Object information

Current Location: In storage




Paolozzi, Eduardo Luigi (Sculptor)


Cast bronze, patinated black. The head rises from an approximately square base and faces front. It has receding and jutting planes overall and, at intervals, mainly on the lower part, raised capital letters on raised rectangles adjacent to each other: 'HR', 'LM', 'CMZJ', 'NQ', 'CV', 'CYOT', 'M', 'NYB', 'SR', 'K', 'V', 'C' over 'N', 'QDU' one above the other.

Legal notes

Given by Sir Eduardo Paolozzi

Measurements and weight

Height: 42.0 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1994) by Paolozzi, Eduardo Luigi


Late 20th Century
Elizabeth II
Production date: AD 1993


Edition of 3.

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Base Depth 21.8 cm Width 20.5 cm
Sculpture Depth 22.7 cm Height 41.3 cm Width 20.3 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Patinating : Bronze, cast and patinated
Casting (process)

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: 'AC' denotes Artist's Cast

  • Text: A/C
  • Location: Inscribed on back of proper right shoulder
  • Type: Letter
  • Text: E PAOLOZZI
  • Location: Inscribed on back of proper right shoulder, underneath 'A/C'
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1993
  • Location: Inscribed on back of proper left side of neck
  • Type: Date

Inscription present: over 'N', 'QDU' one above the other raised capital letters on raised rectangles adjacent to each other

  • Text: 'HR', 'LM', 'CMZJ', 'NQ', 'CV', 'CYOT', 'M', 'NYB', 'SR', 'K', 'V', 'C'
  • Location: At intervals mainly on the lower part
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.6-1994
Primary reference Number: 13461
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_6_1994
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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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