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Marcantonio Passeri (1491-1565), Professor of Philosophy in the University of Padua

Artist:
Medalist: Giovanni del Cavino (1500–1570)
Date:
mid-16th century
Culture:
Italian, Padua
Medium:
Bronze, struck
Dimensions:
Diam. 1 1/2 in. (38 mm.)
Classification:
Medals and Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.92.1
Not on view
Inscription: Obverse: (in margin) M[arcus].ANTONIVS PASSERVS.PATAVIN[us]. (Marcantonio Passero of Padua); reverse: PHILOSOPHIA COMITE REGREDIMVR (With Philosophy our companion we walk backwards-- retrace our steps)
[ Canessa , until 1913; sold to MMA ]
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