London, South Kensington
16 November 2004
Forum of Trajan, 1851
waxed paper negative
credited, dated and numbered '35' in ink on verso
13 3/8 x 9 7/8in. (33.9 x 25.1cm.) (2)
As in lot 123.
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With modern gelatin silver print from this negative.
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This English figure of Christ — one of only two of its type known to have survived the 800-plus years since it was cast — was previously thought to have been made in France
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