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The Dead Christ Tended by Angels: M.6-1894

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Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

The Dead Christ Tended by Angels

Maker(s)

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

Entities

Categories

Description

Plaster cast.

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Depth: 6 cm
Height: 81 cm
Width: 115 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Florence ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

19th Century
Circa 1800 CE - 1900 CE

Note

Original Italian, Florence

Plaster cast after a marble relief in the Victoria and Albert Museum (7577-1861)

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Plaster

Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Plaster cast

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.6-1894
Primary reference Number: 29629
Stable URI

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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