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Putto Standing with Arms raised: M.1-1951

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 7 (Courtauld)


Putto Standing with Arms raised


Donatello (Donato di Niccolà di Betto Bardi) (After)




Bronze, cast, and gilt. Figure from a hand bell. The naked putto stands with arms upraised, as if stretching, his head upturned.


History note: Henry Harris Collection; His Sale, Sotheby's, 24 October 1950, The Henry Harris collection, Catalogue of the celebrated collection of bronzes, sculpture, paintings and works of art of the Italian Renaissance, p. 13, part 1, lot 55; bought by A. Spero (£30).

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Depth: 4.5 cm
Height: 13.2 cm
Width: 5.6 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1951) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


15th Century-16th Century#
Circa 1460 CE - 1560 CE

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted


  • Sculpture UK

Components of the work

Surface composed of gilt
Bronze Depth 4.5 cm Height 8 cm Width 5 cm
Base Diameter 4.5 cm Height 5.2 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Bronze, cast and gilt

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.1-1951
Primary reference Number: 13921
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_1_1951
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 July 2023 Last processed: Monday 4 March 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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