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Paul Verlaine (1844-96): M.4-1945

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Paul Verlaine (1844-96)


Sculptor: Rodo (Auguste de Niederhäusern)




Plaster, cast. The sitter's head, neck, and part of the shoulder.


History note: The family of Rodo von Niederhausen; purchased through ?oos of Geneva by the donor.

Legal notes

Given by Percy Moore Turner

Measurements and weight

Height: 9 3/4 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1945) by Turner, Percy Moore


19th Century, second half#
After 1870 CE - Before 1896 CE


Maquette for a marble bust

People, subjects and objects depicted


  • Sculpture UK

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Plaster cast

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.4-1945
Primary reference Number: 29714
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_4_1945
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 14 March 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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