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The Dead Christ Tended by Angels: M.6-1894

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Object information

Titles

The Dead Christ Tended by Angels

Maker(s)

Cantoni, Enrico (Founder)
After Donatello (Donato di Niccolà di Betto Bardi)

Description

Plaster cast.

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Depth: 6.0 cm
Height: 81.0 cm
Width: 115.0 cm

Relative size of this object

1.2 m81 cm6 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Florence ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

19th century
Circa 1800 CE - 1900 1900 CE

Note

Original Italian, Florence

Plaster cast after a marble relief in the Victoria and Albert Museum (7577-1861)

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Plaster

Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Plaster cast

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.6-1894
Primary reference Number: 29629
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 3 March 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Cast (sculpture)" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/29629 Accessed: 2021-10-18 23:30:10

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