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Bacchus: M.18-1951

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Bacchus

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Entities

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Description

Bronze standing nude figure of the Roman God Bacchus, leaning against a tree-stump, with a tazza in his raised right hand. Brown patina, highly polished.

Legal notes

Given by the Hon. Mrs Nellie Ionides

Measurements and weight

Height: 14.3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Florence ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1951) by Ionides, Nellie, The Hon. Mrs

Dating

Early 17th Century
Circa 1600 CE - 1630 CE

Note

The figure is derived from Michelangelo's 'David'. Probably a 'stipo' (cabinet) figure. Formerly attributed to Giovanni Caccini (1556-1612).

People, subjects and objects depicted

Project

  • Sculpture UK

Components of the work

Sculpture Depth 3.3 cm Height 14.5 cm Width 5.8 cm
Plinth Depth 5.6 cm Height 7.2 cm Width 7.1 cm

Materials used in production

Bronze

Techniques used in production

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

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.18-1951
Primary reference Number: 13923
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_18_1951
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 14 March 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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