Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Images of Christ
PortraitsHeads of Christ in profile
Instruments of the Passion Miscellaneous
Risen Christ With cross
Saints
Evangelists John GospelJohn 14:6 (Ego sum via veritas et vita)
Further details
Cast bronze medal; inscription obverse: EGO SVM LVX .M. VIA. VERITAS. ET VITA; inscription reverse: SINE IPSO FACTVM EST NICHIL; the turn of Christ's head and positioning of the cross are similar to those of Michelangelo's Christ in S. Maria sopra Minerva, Rome
ARTIST/CREATOR
Lombardy
DATE
1570s
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. George III Papal M AE IV 13)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 160, no. 196a; v. II, pl. 50
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RELATIONS
British Museum database
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Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
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