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Cast of the Reverse Side of a Medal: M.3B-1995

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Cast of the Reverse Side of a Medal


Paolozzi, Eduardo Luigi (Sculptor)


Cast of a medal. Plaster. Circular. It has machines, a saxophonist, Hercules and the Nemean Lion (?), a man holding a skeleton and a nude woman back view. The obverse is M.3A-1995

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Given by the sculptor

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 55.9 cm
Height: 3.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Edinburgh ⪼ Scotland

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1995) by Paolozzi, Eduardo Luigi


20th century
Production date: after AD/CE 1924

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Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Plaster, cast

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.3B-1995
Primary reference Number: 29457
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 12 June 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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