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

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Titles

Roundel with Bust of Andrea Mantegna (1431-1506)

Maker(s)

After Mantegna, Andrea

Description

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: 75.0 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Unknown
After 1800 - Before 1886

Note

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.

School or Style

Renaissance

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Plaster

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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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 14 February 2012 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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