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Medal - Fabio Mignanelli

Fabio Mignanelli

  • Object:

    Medal

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1551 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Museum number:

    A.305-1910

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

The depicted Fabio Mignanelli (1496-1557), became a Cardinal in 1551.

Physical description

Medal depicts on the obverse bust to right of Mignanelli, wearing the biretta and cardinal's hood. Inscription.
On the reverse a celestial (?) globe floating on the sea, clouds above. Inscription

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

ca. 1551 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Marks and inscriptions

'FA : MIGNANELLVS . EPS : LVC : BON : C : VIC :'
obverse

'LACGRIMARV : FLVCTVS . ET . AMORIS'
reverse

Dimensions

Diameter: 8 cm

Object history note

From the Salting bequest.

Descriptive line

Medal, bronze, Fabio Mignanelli, unknown medallist, Italy, ca. 1551

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

'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. 43
Pollard, Graham. Italian Renaissance Medals in the Museo Nazionale of Borgello, Vol III. Florence, 1985.. p. 1294-5
Hill, Sir George and Pollard, Graham. Medals of the Renaissance, London, 1978, p. 63

Materials

Bronze

Subjects depicted

Serpent

Categories

Coins & Medals; Portraits; Sculpture; Christianity

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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