124 wax modelli for Italian medals by Various artists

Primarily executed by the Hamerani workshop working for the papal mint in Rome.

Details

Medium:
Wax on slate
Art Fund grant:
£10,000 ( Total: £20,000)
Acquired in:
1997
Vendor:
Trinity Fine Art

A vast stock of designs, works of art in their own right, with a wide variety of illustrations and inscriptions.

Provenance

Private purchase by John Winter, Cambridge, 1965, via Gabor Cossa.

Venue details

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

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