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Woman with Child and Baby: M.2-1875

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Woman with Child and Baby


Sculptor: Flaxman, John




Plaster cast. Rectangular. A young girl on tip toe, holding up a baby to be embraced by a young woman. Both figures in classical dress.


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

Legal notes

Given by Thomas Woolner, RA

Measurements and weight

Depth: 20.0 cm
Height: 108.0 cm
Width: 52.0 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

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


Late 18th-early 19th century
Production date: before AD 1826


Cast from a mould in the possession of the donor.

People, subjects and objects depicted


  • Sculpture UK

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Plaster, cast

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.2-1875
Primary reference Number: 29257
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_2_1875
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 3 December 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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