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Satyr: M.2-1938

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Satyr

Maker(s)

Sculptor: Riccio, Andrea (Andrea Briosco) (Style of)
Production: uncertain

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Description

Figure of a satyr from an inkstand. Bronze, cast hollow, with black patina, slightly polished, mounted on a green marble plinth. Seated with left hoof crossed over right leg, the satyr holds the socket in his left hand and a shell in his right hand. There is a hole in top of head and bottom of shell.

Notes

History note: Chichester sale, Christie's?

Legal notes

L.D. Cunliffe Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 19.9 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Padua ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Cunliffe, Leonard Daneham

Dating

16th century
Circa 1500 CE - Circa 1600 CE

Note

After a model ascribed to Andrea Brisoco, called Riccio. Described as probably made in Italy in the late 19th century in Avery 2002 (see Documentation); examined by Jeremy Warren in June 2012, who thought that the original model might be by Desiderio da Firenze and the cast likely to date from c. 1550 to early 1600s.

School or Style

Renaissance

People, subjects and objects depicted

Project

  • Sculpture UK

Components of the work

Plinth composed of green marble Depth 17.1 cm Height 7.5 cm Width 11.3 cm
Sculpture Depth 15.5 cm Height 22.4 cm Width 11.8 cm

Materials used in production

Bronze

Techniques used in production

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

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.2-1938
Primary reference Number: 13893
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_2_1938
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 19 November 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 14 September 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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