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Framed plaster portrait

Wooden framed plaster relief portrait of a bearded man in profile with brown glaze. Bottom left corner has initials "J.R." or "R.J" and indecipherable signature above left shoulder. This item was damaged in the fire in GSA'...

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Sculptured nativity scene

Plaster and resin cast, possibly taken from an older wood carving showing a nativity scene on the long face and an Annunciation and Joseph on either end. The reverse is hollow with rough resin marks. Shape suggests it is copied from a capital at t...

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Plaster cast of stele

  • PC/204
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Stele in two parts; one with point and ornamented with fluting, the second with two flowers carved in relief. Original: The Temple of Thesius, Athens, Greece.

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Plaster cast of tiger head

  • PC/175
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Original: c150AD. Marble. Temple of Antoninus and Faustina, Rome, Italy.

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Plaster cast of spandrel

  • PC/152
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Original: Poets’ Corner, Westminster Abbey, London, UK.

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Plaster cast of Parthenon Frieze

Original: Designed by Pheidias, 447-432BC. It is generally agreed that the frieze depicts (in narrative form) the Greater Panathenaic procession from the Leokoreion by the Dipylon gate to the Acropolis, was mooted by Stuart and Revett in the secon...

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Plaster cast of Parthenon Frieze

Original: Designed by Pheidias, 447-432BC. It is generally agreed that the frieze depicts (in narrative form) the Greater Panathenaic procession from the Leokoreion by the Dipylon gate to the Acropolis, was mooted by Stuart and Revett in the secon...

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Plaster cast of the Dead Christ Tended by Angels

  • PC/038
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Original: Donatello, c1435–1443. Carved marble in low relief. Original currently in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK. previously incorrectly referenced as 'Pieta' meaning a depiction of the Virgin cradling Chr...

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Plaster cast of Corinthian capital with stylised acanthus

  • PC/139
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

The Corinthian order is the most richly carved of all the orders. According to the architectural historian Vitruvius, the column was created by the sculptor Callimachus, probably an Athenian, who drew acanthus leaves growing around a votive basket.

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Plaster cast of Cantorie Panels

  • PC/050A
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Original: Lucca della Robbia (1400-1482). Part of the two 'Cantorie' made for Florence Cathedral. Original currently in the collection of the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Florence, Italy.This item was damaged in the fire in the Macki...

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Portrait of Voltaire

Plaster bust after one of several "seated Voltaire" sculptures completed by the workshop of Jean Antoine Houdon in the late 18th century.

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