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Head of a Bearded Man: M.3-1964

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Current Location: In storage


Head of a Bearded Man


Production: Unknown (Uncertain)
Production: Cabestany Master (Attributed to)




Head. Marble. The man has a fringe, short hair and a beard. His right ear is shown and his eyes are wide open.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by A.J. Hugh Smith through the National Art-Collections Fund, 1964

Measurements and weight

Depth: 7 cm
Height: 11 cm
Width: 10 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1964) by Smith, Arnold John Hugh


12th Century
Circa 1125 - Circa 1150


Attributed to the Cabestany Master. Probably from the doorway of Sant Pere de Roda.

Probably Spanish, Catalan, or French

People, subjects and objects depicted


  • Sculpture UK

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Carving : Marble, carved

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.3-1964
Primary reference Number: 31118
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_3_1964
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 31 January 2024 Last processed: Thursday 1 February 2024

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

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