Isotta degli Atti da Rimini (obverse); Malatesta Elephant (reverse)

Matteo di Andrea de' Pasti, Italian, about 1420 - after 1467

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1446

Bronze medal

Overall: 3 1/4 × 3 3/8 × 3/8 in. (8.3 × 8.5 × 1 cm)

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

2016.64.44

Geography

Place Made: Italy, Europe

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Sculpture: Medal

Research Area

Sculpture

Not on view

Inscriptions

Obverse: ISOTE ARIMINENSI FORMA ET VIRTVTE ITALIE DECORI Reverse: top: OPVS.MATHEI.DE.PASTIS. ; bottom: M.CCC.XLVI

Course History

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

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

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

Exhibition History

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. 10.

From Altarpiece to Portrait: Assembling a European Collection, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-September 6, 2020.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 18, 2001-April 7, 2002.

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

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.

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. 16-17.

Provenance

Sotheby's London, Coins, Medals and Paper Money, October 6, 1989, lot 190; Cyril Humphris, London, October 1989; sold to Roger Arvid Anderson, San Francisco, California, 1989; lent to present collection, 1993; given to present collection, 2016.

Catalogue Raisonne

Kress, No. 59; Hill Corpus, No. 167

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