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Modello for the central roundel of the altar frontal of the Chapel of the Madonna in Santa Maria dell'Impruneta: M.4 & A-1995

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Current Location: Gallery 7 (Courtauld)

Titles

Modello for the central roundel of the altar frontal of the Chapel of the Madonna in Santa Maria dell'Impruneta

Maker(s)

Sculptor: Foggini, Giovanni Battista

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Description

Terracotta, painted black: Grand Duke Cosimo III de'Medici kneeling before an altar. Octagonal carved and gilt wood frame.

Legal notes

Accepted by H.M. Government in lieu of Inheritance Tax and allocated to the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 5.5 cm
Height: 7.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Florence ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (1995) by H.M. Government

Dating

Early 18th Century
Circa 1711 CE - 1714 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Project

  • Sculpture UK

Components of the work

Frame composed of gilt wood (plant material) Diameter 48.9 cm Height 86.0 cm Width 85.4 cm
Edge Height 1.8 cm Height 2.9 cm
Decoration

Materials used in production

Terracotta

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.4 & A-1995
Primary reference Number: 30028
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_4 & A_1995
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 13 March 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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