Cimon and Pero (Roman Charity)
The Master of the Roman Charity (active 1500-20)
Italy (Padua or Venice)
Museum no. 269-1864
This plaquette is almost certainly based on the centrepiece of a fireplace carved by Gaspare Pedone in 1502 for the house of Eliseo Raimondi in Cremona. It is a rare example of architecture preceding a plaquette design.