Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Mercury
Single figure Flying or running
PORTRAITS
Aristocrats
ItalyMediciFrancesco (1541-1587)
Sitters A-Z
Medici, Francesco grand duke of Tuscany from 1574 (1541-1587)
Further details
Cast bronze medal; the reverse is not by Pastorino and does not belong with the obverse; inscription obverse: FRANCISCVS MEDICES. F. PRINCEP; signed on truncation, incised: 1560 .P.; inscription reverse: QVO. ME FATA. VOCANT
ARTIST/CREATOR
Pastorini, Pastorino de' (c1508-1592)
DATE
1560
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. George III Tuscan M 151)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 271, no. 602a
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RELATIONS
British Museum database
Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani
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