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(Italian, Ferrara, c. 1395-1455)
Diameter: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)
Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings Fund 1971.4.b
Renaissance medals usually show a person on the front and a symbolic element on the back, creating an overall statement about the individual. The meaning of the two men in a sailboat remains opaque, intentionally meant to be understood only by a small circle of intellectuals.
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