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Roundel with Bust of Andrea Mantegna (1431-1506): M.3-1886

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Roundel with Bust of Andrea Mantegna (1431-1506)


Mantegna, Andrea (After)




Plaster cast. The bust, in high relief, is painted black. Facing front, looking a quarter to his right; shoulder-length hair with fringe over forehead. Double band of ornament round the edge of the roundel.

Legal notes

Given by Mr Henry Vaughan

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 75 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1886) by Vaughan, Henry


After 1800 - Before 1886


After the bronze portrait by Andrea Mantegna (1431-1506) set in a porphyry and istrian stone roundel in his memorial chapel in the Basilica of S. Andrea, Mantua.

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Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Plaster cast

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.3-1886
Primary reference Number: 29583
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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