Vulcan at the Forge with Mercury, Venus, and Cupid

possibly Master of the Orpheus Legend, Italian, late 15th century

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late 15th century

Bronze circular plaquette

Overall: 1 3/4 × 1 3/4 × 3/16 in. (4.4 × 4.4 × 0.5 cm)

Weight: 37 g (0.1 lb.)

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

2016.64.159

Geography

Place Made: Italy, Europe

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Sculpture: Plaquette

Research Area

Sculpture

Not on view

Course History

CLST 04, Classical Mythology, Simone Oppen, Fall 2019

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. 147.

Provenance

New York 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, Figs. 79-88; Bode 1904, nr. 911; Parpart 1913, nr. 569; Bange 1922, nr. 308 and 316; Toderi 1996, nr. 230; Bekker 1998, nr. 54

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