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Kneeling Figure of a Woman: M.122-1961

Object information

Awaiting location update


Kneeling Figure of a Woman


Production: Unknown (Perhaps)




Figure, limestone, perhaps from a tomb.

Legal notes

L.C.G. Clarke Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 106.0 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Loire ⪼ Loire Valley ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1961) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray


16th Century, Early#
Circa 1500 CE - Circa 1530 CE


French, perhaps Loire Valley

J.M. Massing and R. Marks believe (1982) this piece may originate in the Loire Valley (very possibly M. Fontséré 1996) perhaps Nantès, c.1500.

People, subjects and objects depicted


  • Sculpture UK

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Carving : Limestone

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.122-1961
Primary reference Number: 31350
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_122_1961
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 3 December 2019 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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