Dec 8, 2008

Portrait of Pope Paul II Barbo (obverse) and (reverse)

Portrait of Pope Paul II Barbo (obverse) and (reverse)

c. 1468

Part of a set. See all set records

Cristoforo di Geremia

(Italian, active 1456–76)

Bronze

Overall: 4.2 x 3.7 cm (1 5/8 x 1 7/16 in.)

Gift of Kelvin Smith in memory of Kenall Kelley 1984.16

Description

Rediscovered with fervor in the Renaissance, profiles on ancient coins provided dignified models for
Renaissance elites.

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