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Christ at the Column: M.5-1962

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Christ at the Column


Sculptor: Unknown (Uncertain)
Founder: Unknown (Uncertain)




Bronze, cast. Christ standing with his head inclined to the right and bent slightly forward. His arms are held back and his left leg bent and slightly raised.


History note: Peel and Humphris, Bond Street, London

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 18.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1962-05-24) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


16th century
Circa 1500 CE - 1600 CE


Previously attributed to Ferrara, 15th century, and Italy, 16th century.

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted


  • Sculpture UK

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Bronze, cast

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.5-1962
Primary reference Number: 13968
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_5_1962
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 3 December 2019 Last processed: Wednesday 14 September 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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