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Kneeling Woman: M.2-1989

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Kneeling Woman

Maker(s)

Sculptor: Turner, Winifred

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Description

Figure. Orange terracotta. She kneels on her left knee, her right foot on the base and right knee bent; her right hand rests on her right thigh and her left arm hangs down with the hand resting behind her left hip. Her hair is dressed in a coiled bun at the back of her head. A length of fabric is draped around her below her hips at the front and her buttocks at the back, where it is held in her left hand. The shallow base is approximately oval.

Legal notes

Given by Miss Jessica Turner through the National Art Collections Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 43.0 cm
Width: 19.7 cm

Relative size of this object

19.7 cm43 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1989) by Turner, Jessica

Dating

1930s
Second quarter of 20th century
1930 CE - 1939 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Project

  • Sculpture UK

Materials used in production

orange terracotta Terracotta

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: WINIFRED TURNER/KNEELING WOMAN
  • Location: Inside base of figure
  • Method of creation: Inscribed in pencil

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.2-1989
Primary reference Number: 29832
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_2_1989
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 14 March 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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