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Family Affection or Charity: M.1-1875

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Family Affection or Charity


Sculptor: Flaxman, John




Relief. Plaster cast, after a marble relief. Rectangular. A woman in classical dress holding a baby in her arms. On her left stand a small boy and girl embracing each other.


History note: From a mould in the possession of Thomas Woolner

Legal notes

Given by Thomas Woolner, RA

Measurements and weight

Depth: 18.0 cm
Height: 108.0 cm
Width: 52.0 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1875-11-18) by Woolner, Thomas, RA


19th Century, Early#
George III (Regency)
Production date: AD 1819 : original 1819

People, subjects and objects depicted


  • Sculpture UK

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Plaster, cast

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.1-1875
Primary reference Number: 29256
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_1_1875
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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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