Donatello: Five-hundreth Anniversary of his Birth
Artist Luigi Frullini (Italian, 1839–1897)
Place of Manufacture: Italy
Diameter: 7.6 cm (3 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Circular medal of Donatello, commemorating the five-hundreth anniversary of his birth. Aligned on coin axis.
Obverse: Profile bust of Donatello looking to proper right; inscribed at edge “DONATELLO SCULTORE FIORENTINO.” and under bust in cursive script “Frullini”.
Reverse: Inscribed at center at center “IL COMUNE DIFIRENZE/E IL CIRCOLO DEGLI ARTISTI/NEL VO.CENTENARIO/MDCCCLXXXVI”.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "DONATELLO SCULTORE FIORENTINO." and under bust in cursive script "Frullini".
Reverse: Inscribed at center "IL COMUNE DIFIRENZE/E IL CIRCOLO DEGLI ARTISTI/NEL VO.CENTENARIO/MDCCCLXXXVI".
2001, art market, Paris; 2001, purchased in Paris by David and Constance Yates, New York; 2004, gift of David and Constance Yates to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 23, 2004)
Gift of David and Constance Yates