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Action 125: Tikrit city, Iraq. Monday, April 14, 2003: M.1-2020

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 8

Titles

Action 125: Tikrit city, Iraq. Monday, April 14, 2003

Maker(s)

Artist: Aramesh, Reza
Maker: Demetz Art Studio

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Description

Hand-carved limewood figure, gessoed, oil-painted and varnished, with glass eyes, three-quarter-life-size

Hand-carved limewood figure, gessoed, oil-painted and varnished, with glass eyes, three-quarter-life-size

Hand-carved limewood figure, gessoed, oil-painted and varnished, with glass eyes, three-quarter-life-size. A young man with short brown hair, lying on his left side, stripped to the waist and wearing jeans (the right leg of which is ruched up to his knee) above which the band of his white underwear is showing, his hands tied behind his back, lips parted, head tilted to allow him to look upwards.

Notes

History note: Purchased directly from the artist's studio

Legal notes

Acquired with the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum Fund

Measurements and weight

Depth: 50 cm
Height: 30 cm
Width: 156 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2020-11-27) by Reza Aramesh Studio

Dating

21st Century
Production date: AD 2020

Note

This is version 3 of a unique edition of 3, with white underwear to distinguish it from the other 2 versions (1/3 has red underwear; and version 2/3 blue and white striped underwear).

Components of the work

Surface composed of gesso varnish paint
Eyes composed of glass

Materials used in production

Limewood

Techniques used in production

Carving

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.1-2020
Primary reference Number: 278005
Entry form number: 520
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Audit data

Created: Friday 11 December 2020 Updated: Thursday 24 August 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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