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Christ: M.22-1950

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Object information

Current Location: In storage




Production: Desiderio da Settignano (After)




Stucco. Standing figure of the Child Christ.


History note: Sir George Donaldson; Henry Harris; sold Sotheby's, 24 October 1950, The Henry Harris Collection, Catalogue of the Celebrated Collection of Renaissance Works of Art and Paintings, the Property of Henry Harris (decd.) . . ., p. 22, lot 124.

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Bought with the Leverton Harris Fund.

Place(s) associated

  • Florence ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1950) by Sotheby's


Production date: after AD 1425


After an original by Desiderio da Settignano on the tabernacle in San Lorenzo, Florence

People, subjects and objects depicted


  • Sculpture UK

Components of the work

Figure Depth 17 cm Height 64.8 cm Width 26.9 cm
Plinth Height 7.6 cm Width 23.5 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Moulding : Moulded stucco

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.22-1950
Primary reference Number: 29647
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_22_1950
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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