Innocence and a Unicorn in a Moonlit Landscape (reverse only)

Pisanello, Italian, 1395 - 1455

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1447 model, old aftercast

Lead medal (uniface)

Overall: 4 1/16 × 4 1/16 × 1/4 in. (10.3 × 10.3 × 0.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Roger Arvid Anderson Collection - 250th Anniversary Gift, 1769-2019

2016.64.116

Geography

Place Made: Italy, Europe

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Sculpture: Plaquette

Research Area

Sculpture

Not on view

Inscriptions

Signed and dated, in image, right: OPVS/PISAN/I.PICT/ORIS/.M./CCCC/XLVII

Course History

ARTH 84, Media and Meaning in Renaissance Sculpture, Adrian Randolph, Fall 2013

ITAL 22, Humanism and Renaissance, Courtney Quaintance, Spring 2014

ANTH 7.5, Animals and Humans: A Beastly Experiment in Ethics, Theory & Writing, Laura Ogden, Winter 2015

FRIT 34, Sex and Gender in the Italian Renaissance, Courtney Quaintance, Spring 2015

ITAL 7, Women in Renaissance Venice, Courtney Quaintance, Spring 2015

ANTH 7.05, Animals and Humans, Laura Ogden, Winter 2020

Exhibition History

From Altarpiece to Portrait: Assembling a European Collection, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-September 6, 2020.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 3, 1999-September 22, 2000.

Renaissance and Mannerist Plaquettes and Medals from the Collection of Roger Arvid Anderson, Class of 1968, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 19-November 21, 2013.

Publication History

Roger Arvid Anderson, The Roger Arvid Anderson Collection, Medals, Medallions, Plaquettes and Small Reliefs, Paintings, Sculpture, Works on Paper and Textiles, San Francisco: Roger Arvid Anderson (published privately), design by David L. Wilson, 2015, p. 15.

Provenance

Acquired by Roger Arvid Anderson, San Francisco, California, date unknown; lent to present collection, 1998; given to present collection, 2016.

Catalogue Raisonne

Kress, No. 17; Hill Corpus, No. 37

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