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Ancestor I from The Family of Man: M.13-2000

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Ancestor I from The Family of Man

Maker(s)

Sculptor: Hepworth, Barbara

Entities

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Description

Bronze, cast, and patinated

Legal notes

Allocated to the Fitzwilliam following acceptance in lieu by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, from the Estate of Barbara Hepworth.

Measurements and weight

Height: 277 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (2000-07-10) by Department for Culture, Media and Sport

Dating

1970s
Third quarter of 20th Century
Elizabeth II
Production date: AD 1970 : Conceived in 1970 and probably cast in 1971, when 1/4 of this figure was cast

Project

  • Sculpture UK

Materials used in production

Bronze

Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Bronze, cast, and patinated
Patinating

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Barbara Hepworth
  • Location: On the back, bottom section, on right near its lower edge
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 2/4
  • Location: On the back, bottom section, after signature
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Cast number

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.13-2000
Primary reference Number: 13483
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_13_2000
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 14 June 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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