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Jupiter: G.R.2-1925

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Jupiter

Maker(s)

Production: Severo di Ravenna (Workshop of)

Entities

Categories

Description

Standing nude figure of the Roman god Jupiter, standing, right arm raised over head wielding a lightning bolt; left arm at side. Left leg bent at the knee. Right foot with spike replaced. Dark brown patina, worn particularly at the back.

Legal notes

Given by Dr Winifred Lamb

Measurements and weight

Depth: 3.7 cm
Height: 10.2 cm
Width: 2.9 cm

Relative size of this object

2.9 cm10.2 cm3.7 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Ravenna ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1925) by Lamb, Winifred

Dating

First half of 16th Century
Circa 1500 CE - 1550 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Project

  • Sculpture UK

Materials used in production

Bronze

Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Bronze, cast and patinated

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: G.R.2-1925
Primary reference Number: 80481
External ID: CAM_CCF_G_R_2_1925
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 17 January 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 14 September 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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