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Reference:5498 Desiderius Erasmus, 1519

Large bust to left. Inscription around. Across field . ER .  . ROT. below bust 1519.

Without reverse.

By Quentin Massys.

Bronze cast. 102 mm.

Condition: Very Fine

Notes:

Pleasant medium-brown patina. A small hole above the cap of Erasmus. This is believed to be an early cast with some finer elements of detail present.

The specimen in the the kress collection, which is also without reverse, is cast in lead and has a diameter of 100 mm.

References:

Kress 629a.