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Timoteo Maffei

Italian
Renaissance
possibly 1446
Artist Matteo de' Pasti (Italian, about 1420–after 1420)


Place of Manufacture: Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Hill 159.

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 88 mm (3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.81

Medium or Technique

Metal; cast bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Timoteo Maffei, canon of Verona.

Obverse: Profile bust of Timoteo Maffei looking to proper right, wearing a habit with raised hood; inscribed at edge “TIMOTHEO·VERONENSI·CANONICO·REGVL·DEI·PRAECONI·INSIGNI·”.

Reverse: Dove of the Holy Spirit on a cloud with three ligthning bolts; inscribed at edge “MATTHAEI·PASTII·VERONENSIS·OPVS”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "TIMOTHEO·VERONENSI·CANONICO·REGVL·DEI·PRAECONI·INSIGNI·".

Reverse: Inscribed at edge "MATTHAEI·PASTII·VERONENSIS·OPVS".

Provenance

By 1887, Martin Brimmer; 1887, gift of Martin Brimmer to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 1, 1887)

Credit Line

Gift of Martin Brimmer