Iconography
PORTRAITS
Aristocrats
ItalyBentivoglioCornelio (c. 1519-1585)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Allegories and personifications A-Z
Religion (Religio)
Further details
Cast bronze medal; the reverse does not belong with the obverse and is not by Pastorino; inscription obverse: .CORNELIVS BENTIVOLVS; signed on truncation, incised: 1557 .P.; on reverse, Religio crushing a snake with her feet and pointing a child in a boat; inscription: QVOAD VITAM DVXERO
ARTIST/CREATOR
Pastorini, Pastorino de' (c1508-1592)
DATE
1557
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Greek and Roman Antiquities) (BM. George III Illustrious Persons 121)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 266, no. 573a; v. II, pl. 111
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RELATIONS
British Museum database
Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani
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