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Giovanni Aloisius Toscani

Artist:
Medalist: Lysippus the Younger (died 1475)
Date:
15th century
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Diameter: 73 mm
Classification:
Medals and Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Gift of Ogden Mills, 1925
Accession Number:
25.142.39
Not on view
No fewer than six distinct types of medals commemorate this orator, poet, and jurisconsult at the court of Pope Sixtus IV.
Inscription: Obverse: in margin: IOHANNES ALOISIVS TVSCANVS ADVOCATVS

Reverse: on field: PREVENIT / AETATEM / INGENIVM / PRECOX
Fould ; Ogden Mills (until 1925; to MMA)
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