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Christ at the Column


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Title/s

Christ at the Column

Maker/s

Unknown uncertain (sculptor)

Category

sculpture

Name

figure

School/Style

Renaissance

Description

Bronze, cast. Christ standing with his head inclined to the right and bent slightly forward. His arms are held back and his left leg bent and slightly raised.

Production Notes

Previously attributed to Ferrara, 15th century, and Italy, 16th century.

Production Place

Germany (sculptor) (country) ()

Germany (founder) (country)

Technique Description

bronze, cast

Dimensions

height: (whole): 18.5 cm

Period

16th century

Date

circa 1500 to 1600

Provenance

given: The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum 1962 (Filtered for: Applied Arts collection)

Peel and Humphris, Bond Street, London

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Documentation

  1. (1962) Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Fifty-fourth Annual Report, for the Year 1962, Cambridge (Cambs.)
    [comments: Publ. Illustrated, back cover]
  2. Avery, Victoria (2002) Renaissance and Baroque Bronzes from the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, London: Gli Ori [page: p. 326]
    [comments: Publ. p. 326, no. 98, picture accompanies checklist no. 8, p. 308 by mistake]
  3. Sotheby's (1958) Sotheby's Sale Catalogue, 16th May 1958, London16th May 1958)
    [comments: Cf. Another, from the Collection of Monsieur Gilou, lot 44, illustrated, as possibly Ferranese]

Other Notes

Accession Number

M.5-1962 (Applied Arts)
(Reference Number: 13968; Input Date: 2000-10-10 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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