Saint Paul (obverse); Laurel wreath with Legend (reverse)

Roman School, Unknown Italian, Italian

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about 1492 - 1500

Bronze medal with silver gilt

Overall: 3 3/8 × 3 7/16 × 3/8 in. (8.6 × 8.8 × 1 cm)

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

2016.64.142

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Medal

Classification

Sculpture

Not on view

Inscription

Obverse: VAS ELECTIONIS PAVLVS APOSTOLVS; Reverse: BENEDICTE IN EXCELSIS DEO DOMINO DE FONTIBVS ISRAEL IBI BENIAMINI ADOLESCENVTVS IN MENTIS EXCESSV

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. 58-59.

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. 244; Hill Corpus, No. 902

Old Number

EL.2011.34.25

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