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

attributed to Giovanni Boldù, Italian, 1424 - 1477




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

Weight: 202 g (0.4 lb.)

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



Place Made: Italy, Europe



Object Name

Sculpture: Medal

Research Area


Not on view


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.


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

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