Enamel plaque with armoured figure of Charlemagne
Late 16th century
Workshop of Penicaud, Pierre more
diameter : 9.5 cm (approx)
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, inscribed in gold, within image, left of figure, CHARLESMENE
Gambier-Parry, Mark; bequest; 1966
Copyright: © The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London