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The Dying Gaul: M.16-1997

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Dying Gaul


Production: Unknown (Probably)




Bronze, cast


History note: Lt. Col. the Hon. M.T. Boscawen, DSO, MC (1892-1958); bequeathed to his sister the Hon. Mrs Pamela Sherek

Legal notes

Bequeathed by the Hon. Mrs Pamela Sherek, from the collection of the late Lt Col. the Hon. M.T. Boscawen, DSO, MC, in his memory

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.0 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Rome ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1995) by Sherek, Pamela


Early 19th Century
Circa 1800 CE - Circa 1830 CE

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted


  • Sculpture UK

Components of the work

Sculpture Depth 5.1 cm Height 6 cm Width 11.6 cm
Plinth Depth 7.8 cm Height 2.4 cm Width 13.3 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Bronze, cast

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.16-1997
Primary reference Number: 14018
Old object number: B.16.
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_16_1997
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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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