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Standing Bull: M.3-1997

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Standing Bull

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown (Probably)

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Description

Copper alloy, probably bronze, cast. Bull standing, with head raised and mouth open.

Notes

History note: Camillo Castiglioni Collection, Vienna; His Sale, Frederick Muller & Co., Amsterdam, 18 November 1925, lot LXXXV; offered to Copper & Adams, November 1939; purchased by Lt. Col. the Hon. M.T. Boscawen, DSO, MC (1892-1958) December 1939; bequeathed to his sister, the Hon. Mrs Pamela Sherek; 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.

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: 30.5 cm
Length: 52.0 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Antwerp ⪼ Netherlands

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

17th Century, first half#
Circa 1600 CE - 1650 CE

Note

Purchased in 1940 as by Giambologna, but probably Netherlandish

Project

  • Sculpture UK

Materials used in production

probably bronze Copper alloy
Bronze

Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Copper alloy, probably bronze, cast

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.3-1997
Primary reference Number: 14048
Old object number: B.2.
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_3_1997
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 19 November 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

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

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