Vulcan forging the wings of Cupid

On display

Details

  • Title

    Vulcan forging the wings of Cupid

  • Artist/maker

    after Monogrammist HG (1540 - 1570 active) (printmaker)
    probably Hans Jamnitzer (1538 - 1603)
  • Associated place

    Nuremberg (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1570
  • Material and technique

    lead, cast

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    17.3 cm (diameter)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Dame Jemima Church, 1929.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 43 | Italian Renaissance
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1929.143

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Further reading

Warren, Jeremy, Vol 3 Medieval and Renaissance Sculpture in the Ashmolean Museum: Plaquettes (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum Publications, 2014), pp. 986 - 989 no. 455

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