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Nude Youth: M.46-1997

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Nude Youth


Sculptor: Dalou, Aimé-Jules




Terracotta. Nude youth seated on a pedestal on left hip with right leg extended. He leans on his left, arm, and twists his body round to his left, holding up his right arm, and raising his head


History note: J.P. Heseltine Collection; Sotheby's, 24th May, 1935, Catalogue of valuable bronzes and statuary..., the property of the late J.P. Heseltine Esq., of 91 Eaton Square, S.W.; E.L. Paget Esq. by descent to Ms B.D. Champion and Mrs F.M. Milne; sold Sotheby's, 11th-12th October 1949, Catalogue of the well-known collections of fine Italian bronzes,. second day, lot 127; purchased by A. Spero for £240; Lt. Col. the Hon. M.T. Boscawen, DSO, MC (1892-1958); his sister, the Hon. Mrs Pamela Sherek.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Mrs Pamela Sherek, from the collection of the late Lt. Col. the Hon. M.T. Boscawen, DSO, MC, in his memory

Measurements and weight

Height: 32 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1997)


19th Century, Late#
1879 CE - 1880 CE


Sketch model for le Genie de la Liberté which rides on a lion on the monument Le Triomphe de la République in the Place de la Nation, Paris, 1879-80.

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  • Sculpture UK

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.46-1997
Primary reference Number: 29964
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_46_1997
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 18 August 2022 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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