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.
A visual comparison and historical survey is made between the work of Francesco da Sangallo and a bronze group of nude men riding beasts, presently attributed to Michelangelo.
A previously unattributed work from a collection of waxes can now be associated as a work attributable to the Neapolitan wax-modeler, Caterina de Julianis, the protege of Gaetano Giulio Zumbo.
The emergence of Italian plaquettes in France and their use by the enamelers of Limoges, especially Jean Penicaud II and the Master KIP.
An examination of Antonio Gentili’s reworking of Guglielmo della Porta’s models and proposed attributions for several reliefs and paxes.
Exploring an undiscussed and unique plaquette in the Louvre collections…its identity, function and possible maker.
Discussing a plaquette relief popularly attributed to the Italian gem engraver, Giovanni Bernardi, but herewith correctly attributed to Matthaus Wallbaum.
Supplementary essay for an exhibition of plaquettes at the Villa Cagnola library: Il fascino dell’antico nelle placchette in bronzo della Collezione Cagnola (October 2017)