Iconography
PORTRAITS
Professions and trades
CollectorsMantova Benavides, Marco (1489-1582)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Symbols
Ox
Personal allegories
ItalyMantova Benavides, Marco (1489-1582)
Further details
Cast bronze medal; chased; inscription obverse: M. MANTVA BENAVIDIVS PAT. I.C. ET COMES; on reverse: an ox reclining in grass; inscription, in field: FESSVS LAMPADA TRADO
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bergamo, Martino da (active in 1560s)
DATE
1565 circa
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. 1923-5-19-2)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 203, no. 316a; v. II, pl. 74
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RELATIONS
British Museum Database
Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani
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Acknowledgements
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