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Bust of a Female Saint: M.2-1894

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Bust of a Female Saint


Production: Unknown




Plaster cast of a female saint.
Terracotta original in the Victoria and Albert Museum

Legal notes

Acquired by part exchange and part purchase from the South Kensington Museum

Place(s) associated

  • Florence ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Exchanged/bought (1894-02-28) by South Kensington Museum


Mid 19th century
Circa 1840 CE - 1894 CE


Plaster cast of a terracotta original in the Victoria and Albert Museum (7585-1861) once attributed to Donatello, but now thought to be mid-19th century.

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Plaster cast

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.2-1894
Primary reference Number: 29605
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 4 July 2019 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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