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Peasant Resting on his Staff: M.2-1973

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 7 (Courtauld)


Peasant Resting on his Staff


Production: Giambologna (Jean Boulogne) (From a model)




Bronze, cast and chased. Standing youth with barrel, resting on his staff.


History note: David Peel & Co. Ltd.

Legal notes

Purchased with the Leverton Harris and Cunliffe Funds

Measurements and weight

Height: 12.3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Florence ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1973-05-03) by David Peel & Co. Ltd.


Early 17th Century
Circa 1600 CE - 1630 CE

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted


  • Sculpture UK

Components of the work

Sculpture Depth 4.8 cm Height 12.7 cm Width 6 cm
Plinth Depth 5 cm Height 5.8 cm Width 7 cm

Materials used in production

possibly formerly gilt Bronze

Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Bronze, cast

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.2-1973
Primary reference Number: 13982
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_2_1973
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 19 November 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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