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Hercules slaying Cerberus: M.8-2014

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Object information

Titles

Hercules slaying Cerberus

Maker(s)

Unknown South German Workshop (Sculptor)

Description

Limewood

Notes

History note: Professor Michael Jaffé, Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum, 1973-90; lent anonymously from 1990

Legal notes

Purchased with

Measurements and weight

Height: 28.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2014-11-14) by private vendor

Dating

Late 17th or early 18th century
Circa 1680 CE - 1720 CE

School or Style

Baroque

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Limewood

Techniques used in production

Carving

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.8-2014
Primary reference Number: 200916
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_8_2014
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 24 February 2015 Updated: Tuesday 3 December 2019 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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