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DANET, Regnault

active c. 1529-1538

Portrait d'homme (face), Portrait de femme (revers)

Portrait of a Man (obverse), Portrait of a Woman (reverse)

bronze

medal and plaquette

Dimensions (HxWxD): diameter: 1 716 in.

obverse:
around circumference: TAIRE OV BIEN DIRE
reverse:
around circumference: SANS VARIER

Acc. No.: 1957.14.1135.a, b

Credit Line: Samuel H. Kress Collection

Photo credit: Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington

© Artist : public domain


Provenance

  • Paris, Gustave Dreyfus (1837-1914)
  • his estate
  • 1930, Purchased by Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York
  • 1945, Purchased by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York
  • 1957, gift to the National Gallery of Art, Washington

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, 15 August 2011
  • 1910 Foville
    Jean de Foville, Regnault Danet, orfèvre et médailleur de François 1er, 1910
  • 1967 Hill, Pollard
    George Francis Hill, Graham Pollard, Renaissance Medals from the Samuel H. Kress Collection at the National Gallery of Art, London, 1967, n. 540
  • 1983 Wilson
    Carolyn C. Wilson, Renaissance Small Bronze Sculpture and Associated Decorative Arts at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1983, p. 202, n. 29
  • 2007 Pollard
    John Graham Pollard, Renaissance Medals. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue, 2 vols, Washington, 2007, vol 2, n. 618, repr.