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Mercury and Cupid: M.1-1963

Object information

Titles

Mercury and Cupid

Maker(s)

After Duquesnoy, François (il Fiammingo) (Sculptor)

Description

Bronze, cast

Notes

History note: Peel and Humphris, Bond Street, London.

Legal notes

Bought with the Roger Packman Hinks bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 29 cm
Height: 72.7 cm
Width: 36.4 cm

Relative size of this object

36.4 cm72.7 cm29 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1963-10-10) by Peel and Humphris

Dating

19th century
Circa 1800 CE - 1900 CE

Note

After a model by François Duquesnoy of c. 1630

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Bronze

Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Bronze, cast

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.1-1963
Primary reference Number: 13971
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_1_1963
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 20 December 2019 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Mercury and Cupid" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/13971 Accessed: 2022-07-04 22:47:04

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