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Medal - Francesco Malipieri

Francesco Malipieri

  • Object:

    Medal

  • Place of origin:

    Venice (made)

  • Date:

    1523 (dated)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Olivieri, Maffeo, born 1484 - died 1543 (medallist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Museum number:

    A.236-1910

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This medal depicting a bust of Francesco Malipieri, is made by the medallist and sculptor Maffeo Olivieri.

Physical description

Medal depicts on the obverse the bust to the right of Malipieri, bearded. Inscription. On the reverse a pelican perched on the stump of a tree which stands on a hillock. Inscription.

Place of Origin

Venice (made)

Date

1523 (dated)

Artist/maker

Olivieri, Maffeo, born 1484 - died 1543 (medallist)

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Marks and inscriptions

'FRANCISCVS . MARIPETRO ANDREÆ . F . AN . XXX'
obverse

'FIRMÆ ET PERPETVÆ CARITATI . / M DXXIII'
reverse

Dimensions

Diameter: 6.3 cm

Object history note

From the Salting bequest.

Descriptive line

Medal, bronze, bust of Francesco Malipieri, by Maffeo Olivieri, Italy (Venice), dated 1523

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

Hill, George Francis. A Corpus of Italian Medals of the Renaissance, Before Cellini, Volume I, Text. London: British Museum, 1930, no. 482
'Salting Bequest (A. 70 to A. 1029-1910) / Murray Bequest (A. 1030 to A. 1096-1910)'. In: List of Works of Art Acquired by the Victoria and Albert Museum (Department of Architecture and Sculpture). London: Printed under the Authority of his Majesty's Stationery Office, by Eyre and Spottiswoode, Limited, East Harding Street, EC, p. 31

Materials

Bronze

Subjects depicted

Pelican; Tree-stump

Categories

Coins & Medals; Portraits; Sculpture

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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