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Donatello

Medal
1886 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

This was cast to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the great Florentine Renaissance sculptor Donatello.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Iron cast
Brief Description
Iron cast medal of Donatello by Luigi Frullini, Florence, 1886.
Physical Description
Signed and dated iron medal cast to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the great Florentine Renaissance sculptor Donatello (ca. 1386 - 1466).
Dimensions
  • Diameter: 9cm
  • Depth: 0.7cm
Dims taken by Scp Oct 05
Marks and Inscriptions
(signed and dated)
Gallery Label
'American and European Art and Design 1800-1900' This was cast to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the great Florentine Renaissance sculptor Donatello (about 1386-1466).(1987-2006)
Object history
Cast to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the great Florentine Renaissance sculptor Donatello (about 1386-1466).
Production
Reason For Production: Commemorative
Subject depicted
Summary
This was cast to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the great Florentine Renaissance sculptor Donatello.
Bibliographic Reference
List of Objects in the Art Division, South Kensington Museum acquired during the Year 1887 London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1888. pp.45
Collection
Accession Number
326-1887

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record createdMay 25, 2000
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