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Mercury: M.3-1854

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Titles

Mercury

Maker(s)

After Giambologna (Jean Boulogne) (Sculptor)
Unknown (Founder)

Description

Bronze, cast and chased. On black square base. Cast after an original by Giovanni Bologna

Notes

History note: Commissioned in Rome in 1830 by the donor

Legal notes

Given by Thomas James Ireland, MA

Measurements and weight

Height: 52.1 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Rome ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1854-10-27) by Ireland, Thomas James

Dating

Early 19th Century
Circa 1800 CE - 1830 1830 CE

Note

Commissioned by the donor in Rome, in c. 1830

School or Style

Renaissance

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Bronze

Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Bronze, cast and chased
Chasing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.3-1854
Primary reference Number: 13802
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_3_1854
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 17 January 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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