Iconography
PORTRAITS
Sitters A-Z
Conestabile, Ippolito
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Virtues and Vices
Virtues Virtue (general)
Death
Personifications Skeleton or half-rotten corpse Various activitiesFighting with a man
Further details
Cast bronze medal; inscription obverse: HYPPOLITI CONSTABILIS; on reverse a female figure, holding a spear and a shield labelled VIRTVS, confronting a skeleton holding a scythe labelled MORS; inscription: MIHI NON DOMINABERIS
ARTIST/CREATOR
Cambi, Giambattista (Bombarda) (died c1582)
DATE
1570s circa
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. George III Illustrious Persons 224)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 291, no. 672a; v. II, pl. 135
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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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