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Frieze

Frieze

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1520 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Marble

  • Museum number:

    70-1882

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This portion of a marble frieze is sculpted with scroll foliage and demi-figures holding a cartouche. It was probably originally part of a tomb. It is made in Italy in about 1520.

Physical description

Frieze. Portion of a marble, sculptured with scroll foliage, and demi-figures holding a cartouche.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

ca. 1520 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Marble

Dimensions

Length: 203.20 cm, Height: 38.10 cm

Object history note

Probably from a tomb. Bought in 1882.

Descriptive line

Frieze, marble, scroll foliage, demi-figures, Italy, ca. 1520

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

List of Objects in the Art Division, South Kensington Museum acquired during the Year 1882. London, 1883, p. 7

Materials

Marble

Subjects depicted

Cartouche; Foliage

Categories

Architecture

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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