Copper alloy with a warm light brown patina under a dark brown lacquer or wax.
13.4 x 8.5 cm, wt. 599.76 g.
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
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.
Artist: Style of Jacopo Sansovino (Jacopo Tatti) (Italian, Florence 1486–1570 Venice)Date: model second quarter of the 16th century (19th century silvering)Medium: Silvered copper alloy.Accession: 1975.1.1329On view in:Not on view