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  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    late 15th or early 16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Moderno (sculptors)

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by D. M. Currie

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This bronze plaquette representing Lucretia was probably made by Moderno in the late 15th or the early 16th century Italy. The versions of his relief exist in many collections. It occurs with a treble moulded rim on the back and front of a sword-hilt in the Louvre.

Physical description

Plauquette in bronze representing Lucretia with flowing hair and head bent over her right shoulder, stabbing herself with a dagger held in the right hand.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)


late 15th or early 16th century (made)


Moderno (sculptors)


Diameter: 50 mm

Descriptive line

Plaquette representing Lucretia, bronze. Italian late 15th or early 16th century probably by Moderno.

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

Cf. Pope-Hennessy, John. Renaissance Bronzes from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. London, 1965. p. 56. no. 185. fig. 205.
Cf. Königliche Museen zu Berlin. Beschreibung der Bildwerke der christlichen Epoche. Zweite Auflage, Band II. Die Italienischen Bronzen. Berlin, 1904. nos. 781, 782.
Cf. Molinier, E. Les Plaquettes: catalogue raisonné. 1886. no. 213.
Maclagan, Eric. Catalogue of Italian Plaquettes. London, 1924. p. 39.




Plaques & Plaquettes


Sculpture Collection

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