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Study for a Figure with Legs in the Air: M.5-1995

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Study for a Figure with Legs in the Air

Maker(s)

Sculptor: Williams, Glynn

Entities

Categories

Description

Figure. Fired pipe clay. The figure is doing a shoulder stand with its arms on the ground.

Legal notes

Given by Edward Lucie-Smith

Measurements and weight

Height: 20.4 cm
Width: 13.8 cm

Relative size of this object

13.8 cm20.4 cm What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1995) by Lucie-Smith, Edward

Dating

1980s
Late 20th Century
Elizabeth II
Production date: AD 1985

People, subjects and objects depicted

Project

  • Sculpture UK

Materials used in production

Pipe clay

Techniques used in production

Hand-modelling : Fired pipe clay

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.5-1995
Primary reference Number: 29835
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_5_1995
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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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Study for a Figure with Legs in the Air" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/29835 Accessed: 2022-12-01 16:35:07

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