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Bust of George Frideric Handel (1685-1759): M.1-1906

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Bust of George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

Maker(s)

After Roubiliac, Louis François (Sculptor)
Possibly D. Brucciani & Co. (Founder)

Description

Plaster, cast.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Mrs C. Bendall

Measurements and weight

Height: 52.0 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1906-04-20) by Bendall, C., Mrs

Dating

Late 19th-early 20th Century
Victoria or Edward VII
After 1880 CE - Before 1906 CE

Note

After the head of the full-length portrait statue forming part of the monument by Roubiliac in Westminster Abbey.

School or Style

Rococo

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Plaster

Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Plaster, cast

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.1-1906
Primary reference Number: 29316
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_1_1906
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 28 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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