Faustina Romana, Roman courtesan (obverse); Leda and the Swan (reverse)

Antonio Abondio, Italian, 1538 - 1596

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about 1575

Bronze medal

Overall: 1 15/16 × 1 15/16 × 3/16 in. (4.9 × 4.9 × 0.5 cm)

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

2016.64.137

Geography

Place Made: Italy, Europe

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Sculpture: Medal

Research Area

Sculpture

Not on view

Inscriptions

Obverse: FAVSTINA RO O P; Reverse: SI IOVI QVID HOMINI

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. 66-67.

Provenance

European art market; sold to Roger Arvid Anderson, San Francisco, California, date unknown; lent to present collection, 2011; given to present collection, 2016.

Catalogue Raisonne

Kress, No. 469a

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