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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1910.12.1.1-114
People
Unidentified Artist
Title
Collection of 114 Plaster Casts in a wooden box
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
relief, sculpture
Date
19th century
Culture
Italian
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Wooden box, plaster casts
Dimensions
8.8 x 20.3 x 33.4 cm (3 7/16 x 8 x 13 1/8 in.)
Provenance
Dr. George E. Ellis, Boston, MA; [1] to the Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, MA, gift; to the Fogg Art Museum, 1910.

[1] Ellis was the president of the Mass. Historical Society from 1885-1894.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of the Massachusetts Historical Society
Accession Year
1910
Object Number
1910.12.1.1-114
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Wooden box with three trays, containing a set of 114 plaster casts of carved gems. Printed label inside lid of box: GIOVANNI LIBEROTTI / Incisore di Camei / Collezione d'Impronte / cavate da Gemme antiche e moderne / esistenti nei Gabinetti d"Europa / In detta Collezione si trova / il Museo Vaticano, Campidoglio, Firenze, Napoli, Parigi, Sommariva / e le Opere piú celebri delle Gallerie. / ROMA Via del Babuino No. 105. A booklet listing the original work for each cast accompanies the set The first page begins: COLLEZIONE / d'Impronti / in Scajola, e Smalto / che si vende in / Roma / nelle Studio di / Giovanni Liberotti / Via del Babbuino / No. 105
Exhibition History

32Q: 2220 18th-19th Century, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/19/2015 - 05/05/2016

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