Iconography
PORTRAITS
Rulers
ModernItalyVeniceGritti, Andrea (1455-1538, doge from 1523)
Sitters A-Z
Gritti, Andrea (1455-1538, doge from 1523)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Symbols
DogHead
Wolf
Snake
Lion and lioness
Allegories and personifications A-Z
Fortune (Fortuna) With attributesBall
Fortune (Fortuna) With attributesCornucopiaWith rudder
Further details
Cast bronze medal; inscription obverse: (leaf) ANDREAS. GRITTIS. VENET. PRINC. AN. LXXXII; on reverse Fortune, standing on a globe, entwined around which is a serpent with three heads, of a dog, a lion and a wolf; inscription: (leaf) DEI. OPT. MAX. OPE (leaf); signed: .IO:ZACCHVS.F.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Zacchi, Giovanni (born 1515, died after 1555)
DATE
1536 - 1537
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. George III Venice M 6)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, pp. 302-303, no. 721a
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RELATIONS
British Museum database
Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani
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Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
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