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The Dying Gaul: M.16-1997

Object information

Titles

The Dying Gaul

Maker(s)

Probably Unknown (Production)

Description

Bronze, cast

Notes

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

Dating

Early 19th Century
Circa 1800 CE - Circa 1830 CE

School or Style

Neoclassical

People, subjects and objects depicted

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

Bronze

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: Sunday 21 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) "The Dying Gaul" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/14018 Accessed: 2022-07-01 21:50:28

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