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Susanna and the Elders

Type: roundel

Materials/Techniques: yellow-stain glass, colorless, silver stain

Dimensions: Diam. 9.5 in.

Creator: Based on a design by the Pseudo-Ortkens Group

Culture: South Netherlandish

Date/Period: ca. 1520-25/Northern Renaissance

Style Period: Northern Renaissance

Place of Origin: Antwerp or Brussels, South Netherlands

Repository: The Cloisters, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

2

Tiled Stove

Type: stove, heating equipment

Materials/Techniques: tin-glazed earthenware

Ceramicist: Thomas Ströbel

Culture: Austrian

Date/Period: ca. 1560/Northern Renaissance

Style Period: Northern Renaissance

Place of Origin: Salzburg (present-day Austria)

Repository: Museum für angewandte Kunst (Museum of Applied Arts), Vienna, Austria

3

Tiled Stove (detail of central panel, The Allegory of Law and Faith)

Type: stove, heating equipment

Materials/Techniques: tin-glazed earthenware

Ceramicist: Thomas Ströbel

Culture: Austrian

Date/Period: ca. 1560/Northern Renaissance

Style Period: Northern Renaissance

Place of Origin: Salzburg (present-day Austria)

Repository: Museum für angewandte Kunst (Museum of Applied Arts), Vienna, Austria

4

Hans Conrad Bodmer and his Family at the Table

Type: painting

Materials/Techniques: oil on canvas

Artist: attrib. Heinrich Sulzer

Culture: Swiss

Date/Period: 1643/Northern Renaissance

Style Period: Northern Renaissance

Place of Origin: Zurich, Switzerland 

Repository: Schweizerisches Landesmuseum (Swiss National Museum), Zurich, Switzerland

5

Platter (in the style rustique)

Type: platter

Materials/Techniques: lead-glazed earthenware

Dimensions: Overall: 20 1/2 x 15 5/8 x 2 13/16 in., 5.5 lb.

Artist: Bernard Palissy (and workshop?)

Culture: French

Date/Period: last quarter 16th century/Northern Renaissance

Style Period: Northern Renaissance, rustique

Place of Origin: Paris, France

Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

6

The "Merkel" Table-piece

Type: table ornament

Materials/Techniques: silver, parcel gilt, enamel/etching

Dimensions: H. 99 cm

Artist: Wenzel Jamnitzer

Culture: German

Date/Period: 1549/Northern Renaissance

Style Period: Northern Renaissance

Place of Origin: Nuremberg, Germany

Repository: Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

7

Plate from Perspectiva Corporum Regularium

Type: work on paper

Materials/Techniques: etching

Author: Wenzel Jamnitzer

Engraver: Jost Ammen

Culture: German

Date/Period: 1568/Northern Renaissance

Style Period: Northern Renaissance

Place of Origin: Nuremberg, Germany

Repository: various

8

The "Wrangelschrank"

Type: cabinet, case furniture

Materials/Techniques: inlay, intarsia

Creator: attrib. to Leonard Strohmeier

Designer: imagery after Lorenz Stör

Culture: German

Date/Period: 1566/Northern Renaissance

Style Period: Northern Renaissance

Place of Origin: Augsburg, Germany

Repository: Museum f. Kunst und Kultur (Westphalian State Museum of Art and Cultural History), Münster, Germany

9

Danaë Tapestry

Type: tapestry, textile

Materials/Techniques: wool, silk, and metal-wrapped thread

Artist: Claude Badouin et al.

Designer: imagery after Rosso Fiorentino and Francesco Primaticcio

Culture: French

Date/Period: ca. 1540-50/Northern Renaissance

Style Period: Northern Renaissance

Place of Origin: unknown; from a set of woven copies of wall decorations of Galerie Francois Premier at Fontainebleau

Repository: Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria

10

Chimney Piece and Overmantel (Main Hall)

Type: architectural element

Materials/Techniques: stucco

Culture: English

Date/Period: ca. 1600/Northern Renaissance

Style Period: Northern Renaissance

Location: South Wraxall Manor, Wiltshire, England

 

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Cup in the Form of Daphne

Type: cup

Materials/Techniques: cast, chased, and partially gilded silver, coral, semi-precious stones

Artist: Wenzel Jamnitzer

Culture: German

Date/Period: ca. 1570/Northern Renaissance

Style Period: Northern Renaissance

Place of Origin: Nuremberg, Germany

Repository: Chateau d’Ecouen, Écouen, Ile-de-France, France