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Standing Bull: M.3-1997

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Titles

Standing Bull

Maker(s)

Probably Unknown (Production)

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

Relative size of this object

52 cm30.5 cm What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Place(s) associated

  • Antwerp ⪼ Netherlands

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

First half of 17th century
Circa 1600 CE - 1650 1650 CE

Note

Purchased in 1940 as by Giambologna, but probably Netherlandish

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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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 19 November 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Animal figure" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/14048 Accessed: 2022-01-24 20:09:31

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