Catherine de Médicis

Germain Pilon, French, 1535 - 1590

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about 1560s

Gilt bronze medallion, with suspension loop (uniface)

Overall: 6 7/8 × 6 11/16 × 1/4 in. (17.4 × 17 × 0.7 cm)

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

2016.64.14

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Sculpture: Medal

Classification

Sculpture

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed along rim: KATHARI.REGIN.HENRII.VXOR.FRANCI.CAROL.ET HENR.REGVM MATER

Exhibition History

The Power of Appearances: Renaissance and Reformation Portrait Prints and Medals, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 7-December 3, 2000.

Renaissance Bronzes From The Collection of Roger Arvid Anderson, Class of 1968, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 13-August 29, 1993.

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

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 18, 2001-April 7, 2002.

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. 87.

Provenance

Acquired by Roger Arvid Anderson, San Francisco, California, date unknown; lent to present collection, 1990; given to present collection, 2016.

Old Number

EL.S.990.42

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