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Walking Man, Looking Upwards: M.19-1997

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Walking Man, Looking Upwards


Unknown (Probably)




Bronze, cast, after a wooden model.


History note: E.G. Raphael Collection, Mayfair; with Copper & Adams by 16 Sept. 1943; purchased on 25 Feb. 1944 by Lt Col. the Hon. M.T. Boscawen, DSO, MC (1892-1958); bequeathed to his sister, the Hon. Mrs Pamela Sherek

Legal notes

Bequeathed by the Hon. Mrs Pamela Sherek, from the collection of the late Lt. Col. the Hon. M.T. Boscawen, DSO, MC, in his memory.

Measurements and weight

Height: 28 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1995) by Sherek, Pamela


16th Century, second half#
Circa 1560 - 1600


Purchased in 1943 as by Francesco de Sant' Agata, but probably French - previously possibly German

People, subjects and objects depicted


  • Sculpture UK

Components of the work

Bronze Depth 8.7 cm Height 19.8 cm Width 6.6 cm
Base Depth 9.3 cm Height 8.2 cm Width 7.5 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Bronze, cast

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.19-1997
Primary reference Number: 13772
Old object number: B.20.
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_19_1997
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 14 March 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

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

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