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Nude Man Reaching Upwards: M.20-1997

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Nude Man Reaching Upwards


Production: Unknown (Uncertain)




Bronze, cast. Probably Hercules picking the apples of the Hesperides.


History note: Sold by Copper & Adams to Lt Col. the Hon. M.T. Boscawen, DSO, MC (1892-1958) on 12 August 1946; 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: 28.8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


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


Purchased in 1946 as possibly by the Italian sculptor Domenico Poggini (1520-90)

People, subjects and objects depicted


  • Sculpture UK

Components of the work

Sculpture Depth 9.8 cm Height 28.4 cm Width 7.4 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Bronze, cast

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.20-1997
Primary reference Number: 14051
Old object number: B.21.
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_20_1997
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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