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Brooch with Cameo of Spring after a relief by William Henry Rinehart
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Brooch with Cameo of Spring after a relief by William Henry Rinehart


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description This personification of spring is based on marble relief carved by William H. Rinehart in about 1855. A version of this relief carved in 1874 can be found in the Metropolitan Museum, New York (1985.350). William T. Walters commissioned at least three of these cameos.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
12/07/1964Treatmentcleaned
6/14/1983Examinationexamined for loan
7/11/1984Treatmentcleaned
11/18/1987Examinationexamined for condition
3/15/2004Examinationexamined for loan
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
  • Objects of Adornment: Five Thousand Years of Jewelry from the Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, New York; Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk; Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh; San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio; Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa; Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu; New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans; Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee; Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo; The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota. 1984-1987.
  • Jewelry from the Walters Art Gallery and the Zucker Family Collection. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1987.
  • The Castellani and Italian Archaeological Jewelry. The Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design, and Culture, New York. 2004-2005.
  • Rinehart's Studio: Rough Stone to Living Marble. 2015.
Provenance William T. Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters

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Period
ca. 1862
Medium
shell, gold
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.854
Measurements
H: 2 1/2 × W: 2 1/8 × D: 3/4 in. (6.4 × 5.4 × 1.9 cm); H: 2 1/2 × W with pin: 2 5/16 × D: 3/4 in. (6.4 × 5.8 × 1.9 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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