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Guarino da Verona, Humanist

Artist:
Medalist: Matteo de' Pasti (Italian, Verona ca. 1420–after 1467 Rimini)
Date:
ca. 1441
Culture:
Italian, Verona
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Diameter: 95 mm
Classification:
Medals and Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1963
Accession Number:
63.187
Not on view
Matteo's medals are among the finest of the early Italian Renaissance. A follower of Pisanello, he was also a manuscript illuminator, painter, and architect. Characterized by simple forms, precise modeling, and harmonious compositions, many of his portrait medals relate to his role as artist and advisor to the Malatesta court in Rimini.
Signature: Reverse: in margin: • MA • T T • H E • VS • • • DE • PA • ST • I S • F •

Inscription: Obverse: in margin: GVARINVS VERONENSIS
Richard Norton ; Sigmund Morgenroth ; [ Morley , until 1963; sold to MMA ]
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