Antonio della Lecia (obverse); Diomede (reverse)

Niccolo Fiorentino, Italian, 1404 - 1471

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about 1470

Bronze medal

Overall: 3 3/8 × 3 7/16 × 5/16 in. (8.6 × 8.7 × 0.8 cm)

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

2016.64.41

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Medal

Classification

Sculpture

Not on view

Inscription

Obverse: LECIA . FLO M . ANTONIO . DELA . Reverse: NIF FLO/MERCVRIO.

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.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hoood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 16, 2009.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 12-July 28, 2002.

Antiquity in Rome from the Renaissance to the Age of Enlightenment: Selections from Dartmouth's Collections, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 7-September 9, 2001.

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. 38-39.

T. Barton Thurber and Adrian W.B. Randolph, Antiquity in Rome from the Renaissance to the Age of Enlightenment: Selections from Dartmouth's Collections, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2001, listed p.73.

Provenance

Sotheby's London, Coins, Medals and Paper Money, October 6, 1989, lot 207; Cyril Humphris, London, October 1989; sold Roger Arvid Anderson, San Francisco, California, 1989; lent to present collection, 1993; given to present collection, 2016.

Catalogue Raisonne

Hill Corpus, No. 925

Old Number

EL.S.993.19.53

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