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Coat of Arms of the Martelli Family, mid-15th century

  • Donatello, Italian, ca. 1386 - 1466


  • Overall (height): 43 inches (109.2 cm)

City of Detroit Purchase


On View

  • Kresge Court W150


European Sculpture and Dec Arts

(Luigi Grassi, Florence, Italy)

1925-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Hamburgh, H. "Some Heraldic Shields in Kresge Court." Bulletin of the DIA 59, no. 1 (1981): pp. 39-44, p. 41 (ill.). Darr, A.P., P. Barnet, A. Boström, C. Avery, et al. Catalogue of Italian Sculpture in the Detroit Institute of Arts. London, 2002, 2 vols., II, cat. 240.

circle of Donatello, Coat of Arms of the Martelli Family, mid-15th century, stone. Detroit Institute of Arts, City of Detroit Purchase, 25.156.