Manner of Niccolò Fiorentino (Niccolò di Forzore Spinelli) (Italian, Florence 1430–1514 Florence)
Diameter: 57 mm
Medals and Plaquettes
Bequest of Anne D. Thomson, 1923
Not on view
Born into a family of Florentine goldsmiths, Niccolò ranks among the leading portrait medalists of the Italian Renaissance. Working in high relief, he created effigies that are bolder in scale, more varied, and more bluntly realistic than anything produced earlier.
Artist: Medalist: Niccolò Fiorentino (Niccolò di Forzore Spinelli) (Italian, Florence 1430–1514 Florence) , and his workshopDate: late 15th centuryMedium: BronzeAccession: 50.58.5On view in:Not on view