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St Catherine: MAR.M.262A-1912

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Object information

Titles

St Catherine

Maker(s)

Uncertain Unknown (Production)

Description

St Catherine, carved wood in high relief. Clothed in the height of contemporary fashion, the saint stands on the back of a prostrate bearded man, who faces right wearing a hat and holding a baton in both hands. St Catherine holds her wheel with her right hand - her left hand is lost. Her hair falls in ringlets from under a crown. Her brow is remarkably high.

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 45.0 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Dating

Early 16th Century
Circa 1500 CE - 1525 CE

Note

Flemish?, Netherlands?, dating and attribution are those of Mr Molesworth (1951)

Extensively recut if original (which probably not), J.M.M, M.B. 1985

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Base: Width 24.0 in

Materials used in production

Wood (plant material)

Techniques used in production

Carving : Wood, carved in high relief

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.M.262A-1912
Primary reference Number: 30086
External ID: CAM_CCF_MAR_M_262A_1912
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 3 December 2019 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Relief" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/30086 Accessed: 2021-07-30 05:02:54

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