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Medal - Gabriele Lippi

Gabriele Lippi

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    late 16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Signoretti, Niccolo (medallist)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Museum number:


  • 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)


late 16th century (made)


Signoretti, Niccolo (medallist)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

'Gabriel Lipp'


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



Subjects depicted



Coins & Medals; Bronze


Sculpture Collection

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