Emperor John VIII Palaeologus

Pisanello, Italian, 1395 - 1455

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Bronze

Overall: 3 15/16 × 4 × 1/4 in. (10 × 10.1 × 0.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Collection of Roger Arvid Anderson, Class of 1968

EL.S.987.54.1

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Sculpture: Medal

Classification

Sculpture

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, on front: (translation: John, King and Emperor of the Romans, Palaeologus); inscribed, on reverse: OPVS.PISANI.PICTORIS.[and] (translation: work of Pisano the painter)

Course History

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

Exhibition History

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.

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.

Renaissance Bronzes From The Collection of Roger Arvid Anderson, Class of 1968, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 13-August 29, 1993

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

From Titian to Sargent: Dartmouth Alumni and Friends Collect, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 12-November 1, 1987.

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. 6.

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. 4-5.

Barbara J. MacAdam and Hilliard T. Goldfarb, From Titian to Sargent: Dartmouth Alumni and Friends Collect, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1987, no. 2a/b.

Provenance

Roger Arvid Anderson, San Francisco, California, date unknown; lent to present collection, 1987.

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