Scipio Africanus (Bust of a Soldier in a Plumed Helmet)

Unknown Italian, Italian

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late 15th century

Bronze plaquette

Overall: 2 15/16 × 2 5/16 × 3/16 in. (7.4 × 5.9 × 0.5 cm)

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

2016.64.82

Geography

Place Made: Italy, Europe

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Sculpture: Plaquette

Research Area

Sculpture

Not on view

Inscriptions

none

Exhibition History

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.

Critical Faculties: Teaching with the Hood's Collections, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 15-March 13, 2005.

Publication History

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.71.

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. 154.

Provenance

Sotheby's London, July 6, 1989, lot 116, Works of Art Sale; sold to Roger Arvid Anderson, San Francisco, California, 1989; lent to present collection, 1993; given to present collection, 2016.

Catalogue Raisonne

Kress, Fig. 54, No. 262

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