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Torso of the Belvedere: M.22-1997

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Titles

Torso of the Belvedere

Maker(s)

Unknown (Maker)

Description

Bronze. Adapted as Hercules with lion skin.

Notes

History note: Sir Alfred Beit Collection; His Sale, Sotheby's, London, 7 Oct. 1948, lot 110; bought A. Spero (£50); purchased in 1948 by Lt. Col. the Hon. M.T. Boscawen, DSO, MC (1892-1958); bequeathed to his sister, the Hon. Mrs Pamela Sherek.

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: 19.6 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

16th century
Circa 1500 - 1600 1600

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Bronze

Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Bronze, cast

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.22-1997
Primary reference Number: 14022
Old object number: B.23.
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_22_1997
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 13 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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