Girolamo Savonarola (1452-1498) (obverse); A City Threatened by the Hand of God (reverse)

Medals of Savonarola, Italian, about 1492 - 1498

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about 1494-1497

Gilt bronze medal

Overall: 2 5/16 × 2 3/8 × 5/16 in. (5.9 × 6 × 0.8 cm)

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

2016.64.12

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Medal

Classification

Sculpture

Not on view

Inscription

Obverse: HIERONXMVS SAVO FER VIR DOCTISSS ORDINIS PREDICHATORVM; reverse: GLADIVS DOMINI SVP TERAM CITO ET VELOCITER

Course History

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

Exhibition History

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. 50-51.

Provenance

Michael Hall, New York, New York; sold to Roger Arvid Anderson, San Francisco, California, date unknown; lent to present collection, 1992-1995 and 2011; given to present collection, 2016.

Catalogue Raisonne

Kress, No. 282; Hill Corpus, No. 1076

Old Number

EL.2011.34.27; EL.S.992.46.24

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