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Angelus Marinus Regulus

Italian
Renaissance
about 1500
Attributed to Guilio della Torre (Italian, about 1480–about 1531)


Object Place: Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Hill 583.

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 65 mm, 160 gm (2 9/16 in., 5.64 oz.)

Accession Number

27.819

Medium or Technique

Metal; cast bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Angelus Marinus Regulus. Edge left rough from mold.

Obverse: Profile bust of Angelus Marinus Regulus looking to proper left; inscribed at edge “ANG·MARINVS·REGVLVS·ART·ELA[EG] DOCT”.

Reverse: Regulus at proper right, leaning on a pedestal; young bear crouching at proper left looking up at Regulus; inscribed at edge “·INTELLIGENTIA DIRIGENTE·”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "ANG·MARINVS·REGVLVS·ART·ELA[EG] DOCT".

Reverse: Inscribed at edge "·INTELLIGENTIA DIRIGENTE·".

Provenance

By 1927, Mrs. Albert T. Leatherbee; 1927, gift of Mrs. Albert T. Leatherbee to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 8, 1927)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albert T. Leatherbee