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|Title:||Second of a pair of medals from the R.J.E. Collection at American Numismatic Society, 1900s|
|Keywords:||Michelangelo Buonarrotti, 1475- 1564;Medals;Robert James Eidlitz Collection|
|Abstract:||General Description: This is one of a pair of medals similar to those in the Robert James Eidlitz Collection at the American Numismatic Society. It is possible that they were produced in the same establishment. It dates from the late 19th century. Obverse Description: The obverse features a right-side portrait of Michelangelo. Above the portrait is an inscription that reads “MICHELANGELO”. Reverse Description: The reverse is concaved inward in the shape of the portrait on the obverse side. A small suspension ring is attached in the middle of the concave surface. Below the ring is the inscription “PR”, possibly the artist’s initials. Historical Context: Artist Biography: Anonymous Bibliography:|
|Description:||This medal was uploaded to DLynx by Grayson Burke '21 in the Visual Resource Center during the 2017-2018 school year.|
|Appears in Collections:||A Catalogue of Medals Commemorating Michelangelo|
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