Cupid Teaching a Lion to Sing (reverse only)

Pisanello, Italian, 1395 - 1455

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about 1444

Lead medal (uniface)

Overall: 3 15/16 × 4 × 1/4 in. (10 × 10.1 × 0.7 cm)

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

2016.64.30

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Medal

Classification

Sculpture

Not on view

Inscription

Obverse: None Reverse: OPVS / PISANI / PICTORIS / M / CCCC / XLIII [pellets between words]

Course History

ITAL 7, Women in Renaissance Venice, Courtney Quaintance, Spring 2015

FRIT 34, Sex and Gender in the Italian Renaissance, Courtney Quaintance, Spring 2015

ITAL 22, Humanism and Renaissance, Courtney Quaintance, Spring 2014

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.

European Bronzes from the Collection of Roger Arvid Anderson, Class of 1968, Gene Y. Kim, Class of 1985, Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 19, 1996-June 22, 1997, no. 8.

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. 14. (EL. number is incorrect, should be EL.S.992.46.24 not .29)

Provenance

Michael Hall Fine Arts, Inc., New York, New York, date unknown; sold to Roger Arvid Anderson, San Francisco, California, date unknown; lent to present collection, 1992; given to present collection, 2016.

Catalogue Raisonne

Kress, No. 10; Hill Corpus, No. 32.

Old Number

EL.S.992.46.24

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