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Box containing reduced plaster casts of the Parthenon and the Phygaleian Friezes: M.15.1-57-1982

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Titles

Box containing reduced plaster casts of the Parthenon and the Phygaleian Friezes

Maker(s)

Sculptor: Henning, John I

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Description

Plaster, cast from slate moulds. Forty-eight casts, variously inscribed with the subject and date, contained in a rosewood box and lid, containing eight trays; front flap missing. Each tray contains six reliefs.

Notes

History note: Formerly Wellcome Institute, purchased at Sotheby's 14/11/1906, lot 278; given by the Wellcome Trustees in accordance with the order of Mr Justice Foster, 21st March 1977.

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1982) by Wellcome Trustees

Dating

Early 19th Century
1817 - 1823

School or Style

Classical

Components of the work

Box composed of rosewood Depth 30.0 cm Height 22.0 cm Width 43.5 cm

Materials used in production

Plaster

Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Plaster, cast

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.15.1-57-1982
Primary reference Number: 29423
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 30 June 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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