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Antonio PISANELLO | Portrait of Niccolò Piccinino, condottiere (obverse); She-griffin of Perugia suckling children (reverse)
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Antonio PISANELLO | Portrait of Niccolò Piccinino, condottiere (obverse); She-griffin of Perugia suckling children (reverse)
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Antonio PISANELLO
Italy 1375/1415 – 1455
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Portrait of Niccolò Piccinino, condottiere (obverse);
She-griffin of Perugia suckling children (reverse) c.1440-41
Metalwork
bronze
8.8 cm (diameter)
obverse relief: "NICOLAVS.PICININVS.VICECOMES. MARCHIO.CAPITANEVS.MAX.AC.MARS.ALTER", title, signed reverse relief: "BRACCIVS.PISANI.P.OPVS.N.PICININVS";
"PERVSIA" on collar
Purchased 1986
NGA 1986.1809
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Provenance
  • collection Prince Chigi, Rome (inventory 1674);

  • Alain Moatti, Paris;

  • from whom bought by the Australian National Gallery, March 1986
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