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Lion: M.28-1997

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 7 (Courtauld)

Titles

Lion

Maker(s)

Sculptor: Prieur, Barthélemy (After)

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Description

Copper alloy, probably bronze, cast. The lion is walking, with its right paw raised. It looks downwards to its left.

Notes

History note: Sylvia Adams; sold to Lt Col. the Hon. M.T. Boscawen, DSO, MC (1892-1958) on 15 August 1951, together with Keller's 'Venus and Cupid in a Shell' [see M.37-1997] (£2750 for both); bequeathed to his sister, the Hon. Mrs Pamela Sherek; bequeathed by the Hon. Mrs Pamela Sherek, from the collection of the late Lt Col. the Hon. M.T. Boscawen, DSO, MC, in his memory.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by the Hon. Mrs Pamela Sherek, from the collection of the late Lt. Col. the Hon. M.T. Boscawen, DSO, MC, in his memory.

Measurements and weight

Height: 13.3 cm
Length: 19.3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Paris ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1995) by Sherek, Pamela

Dating

16th Century, Late-17th Century, Early#
Circa 1575 - 1630

School or Style

Renaissance

Project

  • Sculpture UK

Materials used in production

probably bronze Copper alloy
Bronze

Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Copper alloy, probably bronze, cast

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.28-1997
Primary reference Number: 13773
Old object number: B.29.
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_28_1997
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 July 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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