Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsBeaver
PORTRAITS
Aristocrats
ItalyDoriaGiovanni Bernardino Bonifazio, prince of Francavilla (d. before 1597)
Professions and trades
Authors and philosophers Post-ClassicalDoria, Giovanni Bernardino Bonifazio (d. before 1597)
Sitters A-Z
Doria, Giovanni Bernardino Bonifazio (d. before 1597)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Imprese and personal devices
IndividualDoria, Giovanni Bernardino Bonifazio (d. before 1597)
SOCIAL LIFE
Hunting
Hunting by quarryBeaver
Further details
Cast lead medal; inscription obverse: IOANNES BERNARDINVS BONIFACIVS; on reverse, a beaver chased by two dogs; inscription: SIC VIVERE TVTVS; in exergue: O.T.E.S.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Southern Italian
DATE
circa 1580 - 1600
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. George III Illustrious Persons 153)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 430, no. 1074a; v. II, pl. 224
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RELATIONS
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Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
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