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Enamel plaque with armoured figure of Charlemagne
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Enamel plaque with armoured figure of Charlemagne

Late 16th century

Workshop of Penicaud, Pierre    more

Copper enameling

diameter : 9.5 cm (approx)

Notes
Enamel plaque painted in grisaille with armoured figure of Charlemagne, perhaps from a series of the Nine Brave Knights. Alternatively attributed to Martin Didier Pape (active 1574-1609).

Inscription
Inscription, inscribed in gold, within image, left of figure, CHARLESMENE

Acquisition
Gambier-Parry, Mark; bequest; 1966
O.1966.GP.64

Copyright: © The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London

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