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The Ascension with Christ Giving the Keys to St. Peter: M.5-1894

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The Ascension with Christ Giving the Keys to St. Peter


Founder: Cantoni, Enrico
Donatello (Donato di Niccolà di Betto Bardi) (After)




Plaster cast.

Legal notes

Acquired by part exchange and part purchase from the South Kensington Museum

Measurements and weight

Depth: 3 cm
Height: 41 cm
Width: 113 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Florence ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Part exchanged (1894-02-28) by South Kensington Museum


19th Century
After 1800 CE - Before 1894 CE


Original Italian, Florence

Plaster cast after a marble relief in the Victoria and Albert Museum (7629-1861)

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Plaster cast

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.5-1894
Primary reference Number: 29626
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 8 December 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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