Domenico Novello Malatesta (obverse); Novello and Crucifix (reverse)

Pisanello, Italian, 1395 - 1455

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about 1445

Bronze

Overall: 3 1/4 × 3 1/4 × 5/16 in. (8.3 × 8.3 × 0.8 cm)

Weight: 241 g (0.5 lb.)

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

2016.64.16

Geography

Place Made: Italy, Europe

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Sculpture: Medal

Research Area

Sculpture

Not on view

Inscriptions

obv: Inscribed, top edge: . DVX. EQVITVM.PRAESTANS. ; inscribed, center, left to right: MALATESTA NOVELLVS / CESENAE.DOMINVS. rev: Inscribed, top edge: .OPVS.PISANI PICTORIS

Course History

ARTH 84, Media and Meaning in Renaissance Sculpture, Adrian Randolph, Fall 2013

ARTH 28.08, Italian Art from Renaissance to Baroque: Crisis and Invention, Elizabeth Kassler-Taub, Winter 2020

Exhibition History

From Altarpiece to Portrait: Assembling a European Collection, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-September 6, 2020.

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

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

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.

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.

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. 10-11.

Provenance

Acquired by Roger Arvid Anderson, San Francisco, California, date unknown; lent to present collection, 1993; given to present collection, 2016.

Catalogue Raisonne

Kress, No. 15, p. 9; Wixom, No. 20 & 21; Hill Corpus, No. 35; Louvre 2020, no. 84

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