A Roman Bronze Oil Lamp Head of a Nubian

A Roman Bronze Oil Lamp Head of a Nubian

A Bronze Oil Lamp, Possibly Roman Or Workshop Of Severo Da Ravenna, Padua, 16Th Century 15,5 cm high 

Severo Calzetta da Ravenna

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Severo (Calzetta) da Ravenna or Severo di Domenico Calzetta (active ca 1496 – ca 1543) was an Italian sculptor of the High Renaissance and Mannerism, who worked in Padua, where he is likely to have finished his training, in Ferrara and in Ravenna, where he first appears in a document of 1496. Though Severo specialized in small bronzes, his only securely documented work is the marble St John the Baptist, signed by him, which was commissioned in 1500 for the entrance to the chapel of St Anthony in the Basilica of Saint Anthony of Padua, and remains in place. Though he produced religious figures, such as the Corpus from a crucifix in the Cleveland Museum of Art, his main subjects were pagan, including dragons and satyrs, and functional objects, such as inkwells, candlesticks, and oil lamps. Pomponius Gauricus mentions Severo in his chapter on bronzes in De sculptura (1504), without identifying any subjects. A mark of his convincing style all'antica is the fact that a bronze bust of a bearded man wearing a toga in the collection of the Rijksmuseum was long considered to be a Roman bronze. And a mark of the difficulty of attributions is the fact that it is attributed to Severo or to Tullio Lombardo
ATTRIBUTED TO THE WORKSHOP OF SEVERO DA RAVENNA, PADUA, 16TH CENTURY

This bronze lamp, mounted on an eagle's claw is made in the workshop of Severo da Ravenna in Padua or Ravenna in the first half of the 16th century.

The lamp is the head of a satyr with foliated beard and eyebrows, whose mouth forms the burner; a hinged cover to the oil hole is on the crown.

This lamp is of a well known type, derived from the antique, but more carefully finished than is usual.

Severo da Ravenna or Severo di Domenico Calzetta da Ravenna was an Italian sculptor, active ca 1496, who died ca. 1543.

His father was probably a sculptor and he may have been related to the two painters of the same name working in the circle of Mantegna in Padua: Pietro Calzetta and Francesco Calzetta.

Severo might have divided his time between Padua, Ferrara and Ravenna, where he was first recorded in 1496.

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