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Medals

Reference:6325 Pietro Aretino, c. 1545

Bust to right.

A head of a satyr formed from male genitals.

Bronze, cast. 42 mm.

Condition: Fine

Notes:

Pietro Aretio (1492-1557) was a writer and poet. The medal is an early cast taken from a pierced specimen.

 
£450
References:

R. Waddington, 'Before Arcimboldo', The Medal 1989, p. 13, fig 2 (but labelled 1).