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Right Hand of Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847): M.2-1903

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Current Location: In storage


Right Hand of Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)


Production: Unknown (Uncertain)




Plaster, cast of Felix Mendelssohn's hand resting on an oval base. In glass topped case with tortoiseshell frame

Legal notes

Given by C.E. Sayle MA

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1903-12) by Sayle, Charles Edward


18th Century-19th Century, Early#
Production date: before AD 1903

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Case Height 25 cm Length 33 cm Width 28 cm
Plaster Height 6.5 cm Length 24 cm Width 14 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Plaster, cast

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.2-1903
Primary reference Number: 29315
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 31 March 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

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

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