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Identification and Creation
Object Number
BR61.124
People
Hans Reinhart the Elder, German (Wittenberg c. 1510 - 1581 Leipzig)
Title
The Fall of Man (obverse), The Crucifixion (reverse)
Classification
Medals and Medallions
Work Type
medallion
Date
1536
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/222507
Location
Level 2, Room 2340, European and American Art, 17th–19th century, The Silver Cabinet: Art and Ritual, 1600–1850
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Cast silver medallion
Technique
Cast
Dimensions
6.8 cm (2 11/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: recto: ET SICUT IN ADAM OMNES MORIUNTUR ITA ET IN CHRISTUM OMNES VIVIFICABUNTUR UNUSQUISQUE IN ORDINE SUD / IONNS FRIDERICUS ELECTOR DUX SAXONIE FIERI FECIT
  • inscription: verso: UT MOSES EREXIT SERPETE,,TA CHRS IN CRUCE EXATATUS ET TRESUSCITATUS, CAPUT SERPETIS COTRIUIT,UT SALVARET CREDETES / SPES MEA IN DEO EST
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, The Association Fund
Accession Year
1961
Object Number
BR61.124
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Charles L. Kuhn, German and Netherlandish Sculpture, 1280-1800, the Harvard Collections, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1965), p. 22, cat. no. 34 pp. 80-82, repr. as pl. XXXIV

Anneliese Harding, German Sculpture in New England Museums, Goethe Institute (Boston, MA, 1972), pp. 10, 16, repr. p. 52 as figs. 80 (obverse), 81 (reverse)

Exhibition History

Objects for a Kunstkammer: Early European Collecting, 1550-1700, Harvard University Art Museums, Busch-Reisinger Museum, 12/10/2005 - 11/19/2006

32Q: 2340 Cabinet Gallery, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/25/2019 - 12/31/2024

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