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The Virgin and Child with the Infant St John the Baptist: M.10-1950

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 7 (Courtauld)


The Virgin and Child with the Infant St John the Baptist


Sculptor: Piò, Angelo Gabriello (Style of)




Terracotta modelled in high relief.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

T.H. Riches Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 69.85 cm
Width: 54.6 cm

Relative size of this object

54.6 cm69.9 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Bologna ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1950-06-17) by Riches, Thomas Henry


Early 18th Century
Circa 1710 CE - 1730 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted


  • Sculpture UK

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Modelling : Terracotta relief

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.10-1950
Primary reference Number: 29995
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_10_1950
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 November 2021 Last processed: Thursday 11 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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