Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsDogMiscellaneous
PORTRAITS
Professions and trades
Artists Portraits of artistsModern artistsBuonarroti, Michelangelo (1475-1564)
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Psalms Psalms 1-50 (Vulg.), 1-51 (AV) Psalm 50 (Vulg.), 51 (AV): Miserere mei, Deus
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Symbols
Blind man
SOCIAL LIFE
Beggars and cripples
Single figureBlind man or woman
Further details
Cast bronze medal; inscription obverse: .MICHAELANGELVS. BONARROTVS. FLO. R. AETS. ANN 88; signed on truncation: LEO; inscription reverse: .DOCEBO. INIQVOS. V. T. ET IMPII. AD. TE. CONVER.; on the reverse a blind man led by a dog
ARTIST/CREATOR
Leoni, Leone (c1500-1590)
DATE
1560
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. George III Illustrious Persons 119)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, pp. 111-112, no. 61a; v. II, pl. 14
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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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