Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Assumption of the Virgin

Artist:
Follower of Jacopo Sansovino (Jacopo Tatti) (Italian, Florence 1486–1570 Venice) , Venice(?)
Date:
ca. 1560
Medium:
Copper alloy with a warm light brown patina under a dark brown lacquer or wax.
Dimensions:
13.4 x 8.5 cm, wt. 599.76 g.
Classification:
Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.1.1351
Not on view
This plaquette depicting the Assumption of the Virgin is attributed to a follower of the sculptor and architect Jacopo Sansovino. A comparable plaquette was formerly in the Gutekunst collection in Stuttgart. The Lehman work is a thick and heavy cast.
Robert Lehman, New York
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