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Medal - Gabriele Lippi

Gabriele Lippi

  • Object:

    Medal

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    late 16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Signoretti, Niccolo (medallist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Museum number:

    506-1864

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a bronze medal made in the late 16th century Italy by Niccolo Signoretti. The obverse of this medal shows half length figure of Gabriele Lippi of Reggio Emilia with a legend 'Gabriel Lipp'. There is no reverse.

Physical description

Obverse only medal; half-length figure of Gabriele Lippi with legend, "Gabriel Lipp."

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

late 16th century (made)

Artist/maker

Signoretti, Niccolo (medallist)

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Marks and inscriptions

'Gabriel Lipp'

Dimensions

Diameter: 6.98 cm

Object history note

Purchased in Paris (Piot sale, 1864, 25-30 April, £3 9s. 8d.).

Descriptive line

Medal, bronze, bust of Gabriele Lippi, signed S for Niccolo Signoretti, Italy (Emilian), late 16th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Inventory of Art Objects acquired in the Year 1864. Inventory of the Objects in the Art Division of the Museum at South Kensington, arranged According to the Dates of their Acquisition. Vol. 1, London : Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1868, p. 44

Materials

Bronze

Subjects depicted

Figure

Categories

Coins & Medals; Bronze

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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