Iconography
LITERATURE
Ancient
Vergil Aeneid Book II: Aeneas recounts the sack of Troyv. 61: Sinon being ready for heroic deeds or death ('In utrumque paratus')
PORTRAITS
Sitters A-Z
Este, Cesare (1562-1628)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Symbols
Olive
Arms and Armours
Further details
Cast bronze medal; the reverse is not by Pastorino and does not belong with the obverse; inscription obverse: CAESAR EST. ALF. DVCIS NEP. 1575; on reverse an olive tree and a trophy of arms piled against a tree-stump (see the medal of Camillo Gonzaga, 1555); inscription: AD. VTRVMQVE. PARATVS.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Pastorini, Pastorino de' (c1508-1592)
DATE
1575
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. George III Ferrara M 63)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 366, no. 628a; v. II, pl. 124
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RELATIONS
British Museum database
Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani
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Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
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