Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Godfroy de Bouillon

Enameler:
Colin Nouailher (French, active 1539, d. after 1571)
Artist:
Based on a woodcut by Jacob Cornelisz. van Oostsanen (Netherlandish, ca. 1470–1533)
Date:
ca. 1541
Culture:
French, Limoges
Medium:
Painted and partly gilded enamel on copper
Dimensions:
Diameter: 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm)
Classification:
Enamels
Credit Line:
Purchase, John H. and Susan Gutfreund Gift, 1993
Accession Number:
1993.65.4
Not on view
Based on a woodcut from the Nine Heroes, a series by Jacob Cornelisz. van Oostsanen (before 1470, d. 1533).
Signature: On the right side in the three o'clock position: C

Inscription: In gold along the top edge: GODEFR / IDVS• / I / • BILLONIVS
Baron Mayer de Rothschild ; Hannah de Rothschild ; Earls of Rosebery , Mentmore, Buckinghamshire (until 1977) ; [ sale, Sotheby's, London , May 20, 1977, lot 115 ] ; Private Collection, Lille, France ; [ Alain Moatti (until 1993; sold to MMA) ]
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