'Cimon and Pero' (Roman Charity), plaquette

'Cimon and Pero' (Roman Charity), plaquette

Cimon and Pero (Roman Charity)
Plaquette
The Master of the Roman Charity (active 1500-20)
Italy (Padua or Venice)
About 1500-20
Bronze
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.