The Entombment of Christ, with Coat of Arms of the Grimani Family

Unknown Italian, Italian


about 1490-1510

Bronze plaquette

Overall: 3 1/2 × 3 1/8 × 3/8 in. (8.9 × 7.9 × 0.9 cm)

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



Europe, Italy



Object Name

Sculpture: Plaquette



Not on view


Label, on reverse, typed: BRONZE PLAQUE "The Entomb- / ment of Christ". Upper / Italian, End of 15th beginn- / ing of 16th Century; with / Coat of Arms of the Family / Grimani. Collection: Dr. / Eduard Simon, Berlin. A Sec- / ond example is in the Kaiser Friedrich Museum. Litera- / ture: E. Molinier, Les Pla- / quettes, Paris 1886, No. 125; / E. F. Bange, Die Italienischen / Bronzen, etc., Relief and / Statuetten, Katalog des Ber / liner Museums, 1922, Nr. [illeg.] 7.

Course History

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

Exhibition History

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.

From Altarpiece to Portrait: Assembling a European Collection, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 24, 2019 - January 28, 2020.

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. 159.


Dr. Eduard Simon (1864-1929), Berlin; 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

E. Molinier, Les Plaquettes, Paris, 1886, no. 125

Old Number


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