Item PC/196 - Plaster cast of Medici Venus

Plaster cast of Medici Venus (Version 1) Plaster cast of Medici Venus (Version 2)

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PC/196

Title

Plaster cast of Medici Venus

Date(s)

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

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1 item

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Scope and content

Venus with missing arm, supported by branch with cherub. Original: Roman copy of Greek statue c2 BC, of Hellenistic style. Listed in the first catalogue of casts as Greek, located in the 'Florence Gallery' and was purchased from D. Brucciani.

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Archival history

This item is currently on display in The Glasgow School of Art's Reid Building. For access information please email archives@gsa.ac.uk.

Custodial history

Listed in 1964/5 inventory as located in the entrance halls passage ways of the Mackintosh Building (GSAA/GOV/7/5). Listed under 'Statues' in 'Catalogue of Books, Casts etc. of the School of Ornamental Art, Glasgow' (GSAA/GOV/7/1).

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Dimensions: 1640 x 380 x 400 mm (Plinth 800 x 550 x 560 mm)

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GSAA/GOV/7/5; GSAA/GOV/7/1

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GB 1694 PC/196

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GB 1694

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ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description - Second edition

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