Pope Calixtus III (obverse); Borgia Arms on a Shield (reverse)

Andrea Guacialoti, Italian, 1435 - 1495

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about 1455-1458

Bronze medal

Overall: 1 5/8 × 1 5/8 × 1/8 in. (4.1 × 4.1 × 0.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Roger Arvid Anderson Collection - 250th Anniversary Gift, 1769-2019

2016.64.122

Geography

Place Made: Italy, Europe

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Sculpture: Medal

Research Area

Sculpture

Not on view

Inscriptions

Obverse: CALISTVS PAPA TERTIVS; reverse: ALFONSVS BORGIA GLORIA ISPANIE

Publication History

Roger Arvid Anderson, The Roger Arvid Anderson Collection, Medals, Medallions, Plaquettes and Small Reliefs, Paintings, Sculpture, Works on Paper and Textiles, San Francisco: Roger Arvid Anderson (published privately), design by David L. Wilson, 2015, p. 26-27.

Published References

Kress 208

Provenance

European art market; sold to Roger Arvid Anderson, San Francisco, California, date unknown; lent to present collection, 2011; given to present collection, 2016.

Catalogue Raisonne

Kress, No. 208; Hill Corpus, No. 747

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