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God the Father in Benediction: M.13-1978

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Titles

God the Father in Benediction

Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

Bronze, cast in high relief, and gilt.

Notes

History note: Left by Andrew Gow to Mrs K. Sanderson from whom purchased.

Legal notes

Given by the National Art Collections Fund, in memory of Andrew S.F. Gow

Measurements and weight

Height: 8.7 cm
Length: 9.3 cm

Relative size of this object

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Place(s) associated

  • Venice ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1978) by National Art Collections Fund

Dating

16th century
Circa 1500 CE - 1600 1600 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Finish: composed of gilt

Materials used in production

Bronze

Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Bronze, cast in high relief and gilt
Gilt-bronze

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.13-1978
Primary reference Number: 13984
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_13_1978
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 14 March 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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