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Adriano Fiorentino

(c.1450/60–c.1499), Italian sculptor and medallist, born in Florence, where he cast the bronze statuette of Bellerophon and Pegasus (Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna) by Bertoldo ...

Adriano Fiorentino

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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2005
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History, Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)
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... Fiorentino or Adriano di Giovanni de'Maestri ( c. 1450 / 60 – c. 1499 ), Italian sculptor and medallist, born in Florence, where he cast the bronze statuette of Bellerophon and Pegasus (Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna) by Bertoldo di Giovanni . At an unknown date in the 1480s Adriano moved to Naples, where he entered the service of King Ferrante I , for whom he worked as a military engineer, artillery-founder, and portrait medallist; his portrait medal subjects included Giovanni Pontano and Jacopo Sannazaro . In the late 1490s he moved to...

Adriano Fiorentino

Adriano Fiorentino  

(c.1450/60–c.1499),Italian sculptor and medallist, born in Florence, where he cast the bronze statuette of Bellerophon and Pegasus (Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna) by Bertoldo di Giovanni. At an ...
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The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
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History, Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)
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...the Pazzi Conspiracy ), Giovanni Bernardi , Caradosso , Costanzo da Ferrara (notably his portrait of Sultan Mehmet II ), Annibale Fontana , Francia , Francesco Laurana , Leone Leoni , Matteo de'Pasti , Savelli Sperandio , Adriano Fiorentino (notably his Giovanni Pontano ), Niccolò Fiorentino (notably his Giovanni Albizzi , Savonarola , Lorenzo de'Medici , and Charles VIII of France), and Domenico and Gianpaolo Poggini . In Germany medals were struck by Italian craftsmen as early as 1477 , when the Archduke Maximilian ...

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