Ideas concerning several small sculptures, possibly by unsung, yet impressively talented German sculptors operating in the ambit of Balthasar Permoser.
A survey on rare damascened steel or iron plaquettes for use on paxes. This article is part of a larger future project that will study the art, architecture, function and history of paxes.
New observations and ideas concerning the use and proliferation of Michelangelo’s models of crucified “thieves.”
Two of the earliest Renaissance plaquettes, long associated with Donatello and his school, are probably the work of Michele di Giovanni da Fiesole.
Identifying the person and purpose for one of Germany’s most famous Renaissance bronzes: the Gänsemännchen brunnen or Geeseman Fountain.
A sculpture of St. Anthony may be the first work in wood to be identified with Pietro Torrigiani, made famous for his brawl with Michelangelo and for spreading the Cinquecento style of Italian art throughout Europe.
A unique and modest medal depicting the bust of a German woman, dated 1490, could be the earliest medal made in Germany, depicting the first wife of the famed Nuremberg brass-worker, Peter Vischer the Elder.
New ideas concerning two popular bronze reliefs of the 16th century, often incorrectly cataloged as the work of Gian Federico Bonzagna, instead suggested as Milanese works inspired by Iberian-Italian modalities.
Observations concerning three bronze sculptures that could be the workmanship of Bastiano Torrigiani.
The discovery of a possible workshop model preserving a cast life-mask of Piero the Unfortunate, son of Lorenzo de’ Medici and a hypothesis concerning the terracotta Bust of a Youth at the Museo Nazionale del Bargello.