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Relief - Autumn

Autumn

  • Object:

    Relief

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1700-1720 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Coloured wax and stones

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr Anstie Guthrie

  • Museum number:

    A.15:1,2-1934

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This three quarter figure of a laughing woman in voluminous dark green drapery held over the right shoulder by a jewelled gold chain. She wears a lace edged white robe which has been pulled over the right shoulder partly to expose the breasts. In her raised right arm she holds a vine with grapes, one spary of which falls over the left shoulder and is held at the waist in her left hand; while a second is arrnaged round her light brown hair. Round the wrists and in her ears there are small seed pearsls. The background is made of black glass.

Physical description

Relief in coloured wax and stones.

Place of Origin

Germany (possibly, made)

Date

ca. 1700-1720 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Coloured wax and stones

Dimensions

Height: 14.5 cm Frame

Object history note

Bequeathed by F Anstie Guthrie Esq.

Descriptive line

Wax, South German (?), about 1700-1720

Materials

Wax; Seed pearls

Subjects depicted

Autumn

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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