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Medal - Johann Schroeder of Nuremberg
  • Johann Schroeder of Nuremberg
    Pütt, Hans von der
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Johann Schroeder of Nuremberg

  • Object:

    Medal

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1610-1621 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Pütt, Hans von der (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver

  • Museum number:

    113-1867

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a silver medal made by Hans von der Pütt in Germany in about 1610-21. The medal represents Johann Schroeder of Nuremberg (1572-1621).

Hans von der Pütt, the son of Johann Philipp von der Pütt, was a goldsmith and wax-modeller active mainly in Nuremberg. He was a seal-cutter, but also excuted works in bronze, such as a bust of Gustav Adolph of Sweden in 1632. His models for medals were in wax.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)

Date

ca. 1610-1621 (made)

Artist/maker

Pütt, Hans von der (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Silver

Dimensions

Diameter: 3.5 cm, Weight: 10.6 g

Object history note

Provenance: Tross. 140 medals and reliefs were purchased from M. Henri Tross of Paris for £500 by J.C. Robinson for the Museum in 1867.

Descriptive line

Medal, silver, Johann Schroeder of Nuremberg, by Hans von der Pütt, Germany, about 1610-1621

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

Trusted, Marjorie. German Renaissance Medals: A Catalogue of the Collection in the Victoria and Albert Museum. London: Victoria & Albert Museum, 1990, p. 88
Inventory of Art Objects acquired in the Year 1867. Inventory of the Objects in the Art Division of the Museum at South Kensington, arranged According to the Dates of their Acquisition. Vol. 1. London : Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1868, p. 17

Materials

Silver

Subjects depicted

Priest; Bust

Categories

Coins & Medals; Portraits; Christianity

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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