Iconography
PORTRAITS
Courtiers and counsellors
Sarraco, Battista (b. 1486-1487), secretary of Ercole II d'Este
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Allegories and personifications A-Z
Fame (Fama) Miscellaneous
Further details
Cast bronze medal; the reverse does not belong with the obverse and is not by Pastorino; inscription obverse: BAPTISTA SARRACVS AGEN. ANN. LXX.; signed on truncation: 1556 .P.; on reverse a draped woman placing a book in a coffin and Fame blowing a trumpet; inscription: NIHIL ALIVD QVAM PRODESSE.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Pastorini, Pastorino de' (c1508-1592)
DATE
1556
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. George III Illustrious Persons 942)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 263, no. 557a; v. II, pl. 108
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RELATIONS
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