Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsSnake Miscellaneous
AnimalsHedgehog
PORTRAITS
Professions and trades
AntiquariesBattaglini, Giovanni
Sitters A-Z
Battaglini, Giovanni
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Personal allegories
ItalyBattaglini, Giovanni
Further details
Cast bronze medal; inscription obverse: (tendril)IO. BATTAGLINVS PATR. PISA.; on reverse, a hedgehog and a snake outside a cave; inscription: (tendril) HAEC MERVIT PIETAS PRAEMIA
ARTIST/CREATOR
Tuscan
DATE
1550 circa
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. George III Illustrious Persons 181)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 366, no. 900a; v. II, pl. 193
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RELATIONS
British Museum database
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Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
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