Item PC/037 - Plaster cast of Saint George

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Plaster cast of Saint George


  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century (Creation)

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This item was lost in the fire in The Mackintosh Building at The Glasgow School of Art on 15th June 2018.

Original: Donatello, c1416. Was placed in a niche on the north wall of Orsanmichele, Florence, Italy. Original in Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence, Italy.

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Thought to have been acquired in 1901 from Brussels. Listed in 1964/5 inventory as located in the entrance halls passage ways of the Mackintosh Building (GSAA/GOV/7/5). Cast is listed for sale in 'Catalogue Casts for Schools' (GSAA/ISE/5/8), however no evidence this was the distributor (D. Brucciani & Co.) or issue it was bought from.

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Dimensions: 2130 x 670 x 440 mm (Plinth: 880 x 685 x 690 mm)

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