Savonarola Medal by Unknown Artist

Medal in cast bronze of Giralamo Savonarola of Florentine workmanship: Obverse: Hieronymus sav fer vir doctiss s ordinis predicha rvm; Reverse: Gldivs domini svp ter am cito et velociter.

Details

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
6 cm
Art Fund grant:
£120 ( Total: £120)
Acquired in:
1915
Vendor:
Per BM

A right hand issuing from clouds and holding a dagger over a city - a quotation from one of his prophecies.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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