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Medal - Benedetto Pesaro, prefect of Verona

Benedetto Pesaro, prefect of Verona

  • Object:

    Medal

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    1556 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Museum number:

    209-1866

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a bronze medal made in Italy (Venice) and dated 1556. The obverse of this medal represents Benedetto Pesaro, prefect of Verona and the reverse shows an inscription within a wreath.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

1556 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Dimensions

Diameter: 6.35 cm

Object history note

Bought in 1866.

Descriptive line

Medal, bronze, bust of Benedetto Pesaro, prefect of Verona, Italian (Venice), ca. 1556

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

Inventory of Art Objects acquired in the Year 1866. 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. 20
Bilbey, Diane and Trusted Marjorie. British Sculpture 1470 to 2000. A Concise Catalogue of the Collection at the Victoria and Albert Museum. London, 2002, p. 327, cat. no. 495

Materials

Bronze

Subjects depicted

Wreaths (costume accessories); Inscription

Categories

Coins & Medals; Portraits

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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