Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Centaurs
Various activitiesPlaying musical instruments
With other figuresMiscellaneous
Thetis
With other figures Achilles
PORTRAITS
Aristocrats
ItalyFarneseAlessandro (1545-1592)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Personal allegories
ItalyFarnese, Alessandro (1545-1592)
Further details
Cast bronze medal; the present reverse does not belong with the obverse and is not by Pastorino; inscription obverse: .ALEXANDER FARN. P. ET. P. PRIN; on reverse, Achilles and Thetis embracing, a centaur holding a lyre and a baton, a male figure holding a bow and spear; no inscription
ARTIST/CREATOR
Pastorini, Pastorino de' (c1508-1592)
DATE
1566 possibly
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. George III Various Princes 60)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 274, no. 618a; v. II, pl. 122
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RELATIONS
British Museum database
Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani
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