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Figure of a Reclining Woman: M.3-1971

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Figure of a Reclining Woman
Translated as: Nue allongée


Sculptor: Maillol, Aristide




Figure of a reclining kneeling woman. Terracotta.


History note: Commissioned by Baynes from Maillol

Legal notes

Given by Keith Baynes

Measurements and weight

Height: 18.5 cm
Length: 33.2 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1971) by Baynes, Keith


19th/20th Century
After 1890 - Before 1944


Commissioned by Keith Baynes, the donor, from Maillol. Purchased for £20 or £30. (Information passed on by Graham Pollard, 12.5.1976).

People, subjects and objects depicted


  • Sculpture UK

Materials used in production


References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.3-1971
Primary reference Number: 29929
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_3_1971
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 18 August 2022 Last processed: Thursday 18 August 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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