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Art Plaque Medal: Notturno (Nocturne)

  • founding (metal or glass working), patination
  • Inv. 1911-DA

Public Domain

This arch plaque, designed by Austrian artist Stefan Schwartz, shows on the front a seated female nude with her eyes closed. In her left hand, she holds a walking stick. In 1910, this plaque was shown at the Medallic Salon on the occasion of the World's Fair in Brussels, as well as in New York at the International Medallic Exhibition in March the same year.


Stefan Schwartz RKD
Nitra 1851 - Raabs an der Thaya 1924

Title Art Plaque Medal: Notturno (Nocturne)
Period 20th century
Medium and support founding (metal or glass working) AAT
patination AAT
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings signatures (names) bottom right: ST SCHWARTZ
Collection medals AAT
Object type plaques (flat objects) AAT
rounded plaque
Inventory number 1911-DA
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300189808 figures (representations) AAT
Keywords Iconclass 23R14 night Iconclass
31A72 female sex; woman Iconclass
31AA the (nude) human figure; 'Corpo humano' (Ripa) - AA - female human figure Iconclass
31AA236 lying figure - AA - female human figure Iconclass
31D13 adolescent, young woman, maiden Iconclass
Exposition Internationale de Bruxelles en 1910 : Salon international de la médaille contemporaine... : Groupe II: Beaux-Arts ; Classe 9B: Gravure en médailles (Bruxelles, Palais du Cinquantenaire, 01.05 - 15.11.1910) ; Catalogue / Victor Tourneur. - Brussel : Imprimerie A. Lesigne, 1910 (p.54)
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