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Bagpiper: M.2-1961

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 7 (Courtauld)




Production: Giambologna (Jean Boulogne) (After)




Bronze, cast, and chased. Figure of a seated bagpiper.


History note: Peel and Humphris, Bond Street, London

Legal notes

Bought with the Leverton Harris Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 9.9 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Florence ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1961) by Peel and Humphris


17th Century, Early#
Circa 1600 CE - 1630 CE


From a model by Giambologna

People, subjects and objects depicted


  • Sculpture UK

Components of the work

Plinth Depth 5.4 cm Height 3.3 cm Width 5.4 cm
Sculpture Depth 5.5 cm Height 10 cm Width 6.2 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Bronze, cast

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.2-1961
Primary reference Number: 13959
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_2_1961
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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