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Pastoral Scene: M.10-1996

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Pastoral Scene


Wax modeller: Pieri, Giovanni Francesco




Pastoral scene. Wax, coloured in flesh, shades of brown, beige, dull brownish-orange and shades of green, grey, and black. A shepherd wearing a hat, reclines on a rock beside an orange tree with his dog lying to the left and a sheep to the right. In the background there are two more trees, and on the right, a distant building. In rectangular gilt wood and glass frame, partly covered with dark purplish-red velvet.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Edward Joseph Pyke

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1996) by Pyke, Edward Joseph


18th Century, third quarter#
Circa 1750 - 1775


Italian; Florence or Naples

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Model composed of wax ( coloured)
Finish composed of gilt
Frame composed of wood (plant material) velvet glass Depth 5.1 cm Height 20.5 cm Width 24 cm

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.10-1996
Primary reference Number: 30484
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 21 March 2023 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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