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Virgin and Child: M.24-1979

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Object information

Titles

Virgin and Child

Maker(s)

Unknown (Production)

Description

Relief, opacified alabaster - Marmo di Castellina.

Notes

History note: Cape-Cure Collection; Eumorfopoulos Collection; sold purchased 1940 by Lt Col the Hon. M.T. Boscawen, DSO, MC (1892-1958) by whom lent to the Fitzwilliam

Legal notes

Given Anonymously

Measurements and weight

Height: 47.0 cm
Width: 33.7 cm

Relative size of this object

33.7 cm47 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Florence ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1979) by Anonymous

Dating

19th century
Circa 1800 CE - Circa 1900 CE

School or Style

Renaissance

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Alabaster

Techniques used in production

Carving : Opacified alabaster, carved in relief

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.24-1979
Primary reference Number: 31410
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_24_1979
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 3 December 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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