around circumference: *ELOGIVS.HONNV.XXII.M.D.XXIIII (Elogius Honnu, aged 22, in 1524); center left, in black ink: 366
Marks and Labels
Obverse bears former inventory number 366 in faint black ink (or remains of dark paint: unidentified collection).
Gustave Dreyfus [1837-1914], Paris; his heirs; purchased with the entire Dreyfus collection 9 July 1930 by (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London, New York, and Paris); sold 31 January 1944 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1957 to NGA.
Associated NamesDreyfus, Gustave
Duveen Brothers, Inc.
Kress Foundation, Samuel H.
- Ricci, Seymour de. The Gustave Dreyfus Collection. Reliefs and Plaquettes. Oxford, 1931: 69, no. 94, pl. 24, as Milanese about 1490 (possibly Bramante) for plaquette reverse, and as Christoph Weiditz, 1524, for obverse [1957.14.218.b].
- Renaissance Bronzes: Statuettes, Reliefs and Plaquettes, Medals and Coins from the Kress Collection. Introduction by Perry B. Cott. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1951: 145.
- Pollard, John Graham. Renaissance Medals. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. 2 vols. Washington, 2007: 2:694-695, no. 688, both faces repro. (the plaquette unmentioned, except to be named as “an antique triumph”).
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