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Plaquette

Plaquette

  • Place of origin:

    Venice (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    early 16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    da Brescia, Giovanni Antonio (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cast bronze

  • Museum number:

    255-1898

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This cast bronze plaquette depicts Abundance and a Satyr, on the reverse there is a sleeping nymph and two satyrs.

Physical description

Plaquette, cast bronze. Obv.: Abundance and a Satyr. Rev: A sleeping nymph and two satyrs.

Place of Origin

Venice (possibly, made)

Date

early 16th century (made)

Artist/maker

da Brescia, Giovanni Antonio (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Cast bronze

Dimensions

Diameter: 2.375 in

Object history note

Given by Lord Carmichael of Stirling.

Descriptive line

Plaquette, abundance, satyr, nymph.

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

List of Objects in the Art Division South Kensington Museum acquired during the Year 1898. Arranged according to the dates of acquisition, with appendix and indices. London: Her Majesty's Stationary Office. Wyman and Sons. 1902. pp.41
de Winter, P. 'The White Lead Pastiglia Box' in Saggi e nemorie di Storia dell' Arte. Florence. 1984. pp. 16.
Martini, L. Piccoli bronzi e placchette del Museo Nazionale di Ravenna. Bologna. University Press. 1985. pp. 164-5. no. 44
MacLagan, Eric. Catalogue of Italian Plaquettes. London. Board of Education. 1924. pp. 56

Materials

Bronze

Techniques

Cast

Subjects depicted

Satyrs

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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