Vulcan at the Forge with Mercury, Venus, and Cupid

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


late 15th century


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



Place Made: Italy, Europe



Object Name

Sculpture: Plaquette

Research Area


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.


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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