Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Neptune
With other figuresThetis
LITERATURE
Ancient
Vergil Aeneid Book I: Storm, landing in Libya, arrival in Carthago, meeting with Didovv. 198-207: Aeneas comforts the Trojans ('Durate')
Vergil Eclogues (Bucolics) Eclogue VI
PORTRAITS
Clerics
CardinalsPerrenot de Granvelle, Antoine (1516-1586)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Imprese and personal devices
IndividualPerrenot de Granvelle, Antoine (1516-1586)
Further details
Cast silver medal; chased; inscription obverse: ANTONII. PERRENOT. EPI. ATREBAT; the reverse derives from the description of sailors being torn apart by the sea-dogs of Scylla in Virgil, Eclogue, VI, 77; inscription: DVRATE
ARTIST/CREATOR
Leoni, Leone (c1500-1590)
DATE
1555
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. George III Flemish & Dutch M 119)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, pp. 107-108, no. 49b; v. II, pl. 11
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RELATIONS
British Museum database
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Acknowledgements
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