Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Pan
With other figuresNymph
Pitys
PORTRAITS
Professions and trades
Scholars SpecificSperoni, Sperone (1500-1588)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Imprese and personal devices
IndividualNicolucci, Giovanni Battista (called Pigna) (1503-1575)
Further details
Cast bronze medal; inscription obverse: SPERON SPERONI; signed below: LVD. L.; the reverse does not belong with the obverse (see the medal of Giovanni Battista Pigna) and shows Pitys being transformed into a pine-tree; inscription: SI DEVS PRO ME
ARTIST/CREATOR
Leoni, Lodovico (born 1536 or 1537, died 1612)
DATE
1560s early
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. George III Illustrious Persons 941)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 200, no. 305a; v. II, pl. 70
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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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