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Venus Pudica: M.410-1985

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 17 (Flower)

Titles

Venus Pudica

Maker(s)

Sculptor: Fayd'herbe, Lucas (Probably)

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Description

Ivory, carved in the round. Venus stands on her right leg with her left relaxed at the knee.

Notes

History note: Daniel Katz, London; purchased by him in New York in 1979; purchased with the Thoulouze Fund and with Grant-in-Aid from the Victoria and Albert Museum.

Legal notes

Purchased with the Thoulouze Fund and with Grant-in-Aid from the Victoria and Albert Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 23.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Mechelen ⪼ Flanders

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1985) by Daniel Katz Ltd.

Dating

17th Century#
Circa 1640 CE - Circa 1697 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Ivory

Techniques used in production

Carving : Ivory, carved in the round

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.410-1985
Primary reference Number: 31643
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 14 March 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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