Iconography
PORTRAITS
Professions and trades
Authors and philosophers Post-ClassicalVettori, Pietro (1499-1585)
Sitters A-Z
Vettori, Pietro (1499-1585)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Symbols
Olive
Further details
Cast bronze medal; inscription obverse: (tendril) P. VICTORIVS AET. SVAE. AN. LXXIX; on reverse, an olive branch, which refers to Vettori's "Lodi e cultivazione degli ulivi", published in Florence in 1569; inscription: LABOR OMNIA)(Corpus of Medals)
ARTIST/CREATOR
Unidentified Florentine Medallist
DATE
1578 - 1579
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. George III Illustrious Persons 1121)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 363, no. 886a; v. II, pl. 190
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