Carchesius

Artist: Hans Kels the Younger (German, 1508/10–1565)

Date: 1541

Culture: German, Augsburg

Medium: Boxwood

Dimensions: Diam. 1-3/4 in. (4.4 cm)

Classification: Sculpture-Miniature

Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917

Accession Number: 17.190.487

Description

The artists who made these medallions paid the same careful attention to the clothing as the carver of the five-figure group above.

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