Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac CapricornusSingle figureAs a goat or ibex
PORTRAITS
Professions and trades
LawyersTaverna, Francesco (1488-1560)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Symbols
DogHound
Obelisk
Further details
Cast bronze medal; the reverse alludes to Taverna's service to the imperial city of Milan; inscription obverse: FRA. TABERNA. CO. LANDR. MAGN. CANC. STA. MEDIO. AN. LXVI; signed to right: P.P.R.; inscription reverse: IN CONSTANTIA. ET. FIDE. FELICITAS
ARTIST/CREATOR
Galeotti, Pier Paolo (1520-1584)
DATE
1553 - 1554
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. George III Illustrious Persons 1051)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 351, no. 837a; v. II, pl. 181
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RELATIONS
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