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Plaquette

Plaquette

  • Place of origin:

    Spain (made)

  • Date:

    late 16th or early 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Museum number:

    A.42-1925

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This plaquette, probably made in the late 16th or early 17th century Spain, represents St. Dominic holding a crucifix and a book.

Physical description

Plaquette in brass of St. Dominic wearing the habit of the Dominican order with a star on his breast. He holds a crucfix and a book and at his feet are a hound, with a torch in its mouth, and a orb. In the left upper corners is the sun.

Place of Origin

Spain (made)

Date

late 16th or early 17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 10 cm, Width: 7 cm

Descriptive line

Plaquette St Dominic, brass. Spanish late 16th or early 17th century.

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

Braun, E. W. Archiv für Medaillen- und Plakettenkunde. III, 1921. no. 13. p. 17.
Costilla, Manuel Aullo. Ensayo de un Catálogo de Plaquetas o Bronces Religiosos Españoles. Arte Español. XVI, 1946-7. pl. V:26.
Weber, Ingrid. Deutsche, Niederländische und Französische Renaissanceplaketten. Herstellung: F. Bruckmann KG, München, 1975. pl. 296. no. 1041, 6.

Materials

Brass

Subjects depicted

Orb; Hound; Torch; Sun; Book; Crucifix

Categories

Plaques & Plaquettes; Christianity

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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