Emperor Caracalla as a Boy (obverse); Scene with Skull (reverse)

attributed to Giovanni Boldu, Italian, 1424 - 1477

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1466

Bronze medal

Overall: 3 11/16 × 3 5/8 × 1/4 in. (9.3 × 9.2 × 0.6 cm)

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

2016.64.194

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Sculpture: Medal

Classification

Sculpture

Not on view

Inscription

Obverse: ANTONINUS PIVS AVGUSTVS (Bust facing left); Reverse: Nude figure, Face in hands, Skull and Cupid

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. 30-31.

Provenance

Morton & Eden, Ltd., Lot 564, Sale June 2014, London, England; sold to Roger Arvid Anderson, San Francisco, California, 2914; lent to present collection, 2014; given to present collection, 2016.

Catalogue Raisonne

Ress, variant No. 143; Hill Corpus, No. 423

Old Number

EL.2014.47.2

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