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Camera / Matamalla: M.9-1994

Object information

Titles

Camera / Matamalla

Maker(s)

Paolozzi, Eduardo Luigi (Sculptor)

Description

Cast bronze with gold patina. An irregularly shaped four sided mound, with a roughly triangular depression in the middle, steps rising up on one side of it and various other angular depressions on the top and sides.

Legal notes

Given by Sir Eduardo Paolozzi

Measurements and weight

Height: 8.7 cm
Length: 54.5 cm
Width: 44.5 cm

Relative size of this object

54.5 cm8.7 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Third quarter of 20th Century
Elizabeth II
1978 CE - 1979 CE

Note

Cast 1 of 3

Components of the work

Sculpture Depth 45.1 cm Height 8.2 cm Width 54.5 cm

Materials used in production

Bronze

Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Bronze, cast

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: cast-in signature

  • Text: E PAOLOZZI
  • Type: Signature

Inscription present: cast-in edition number

  • Text: 1/3
  • Type: Number

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.9-1994
Primary reference Number: 13465
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_9_1994
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 11 December 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 31 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Camera / Matamalla" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/13465 Accessed: 2022-05-22 14:15:30

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