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Nude Man Reaching Upwards: M.20-1997

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Nude Man Reaching Upwards

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown (Uncertain)

Entities

Categories

Description

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

Notes

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

Dating

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

Note

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

People, subjects and objects depicted

Project

  • Sculpture UK

Components of the work

Sculpture Depth 9.8 cm Height 28.4 cm Width 7.4 cm

Materials used in production

Bronze

Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Bronze, cast

References and bibliographic entries

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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: 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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