Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Hermaphrodite
Hermaphroditus and Salmacis Salmacis embracing Hermaphroditus
LITERATURE
Ancient
OvidMetamorphoses Book IV
PORTRAITS
Aristocrats
ItalySacrata (Ferrara)Girolama
Further details
Cast bronze medal; the reverse is not by Pastorino and does not belong with the obverse; inscription obverse: HIERONIMA SACRATA M.D.LV; signed on truncation, incised: .P.; on reverse, Salmacis embracing Hermaphroditus in a lake; inscription: ITA DI IVBEATIS
ARTIST/CREATOR
Pastorini, Pastorino de' (c1508-1592)
DATE
1555
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. George III Illustrious Persons 943)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 257, no. 521a; v. II, pl. 103
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RELATIONS
British Museum database
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Acknowledgements
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