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Putto Standing with Arms raised: M.1-1951

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 7 (Courtauld)

Titles

Putto Standing with Arms raised

Maker(s)

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

Entities

Categories

Description

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

Notes

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

Dating

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

School or Style

Renaissance

People, subjects and objects depicted

Project

  • 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

Bronze

Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Bronze, cast and gilt
Gilt-bronze

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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Audit data

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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