CELLINI, Benvenuto
(b. 1500, Firenze, d. 1571, Firenze)

Medallion with Leda and the Swan

c. 1520
Gold, diameter 3,8 cm
Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence

This gold medal with Leda and the Swan engraved on it was executed by the young Cellini for the Gonfalonier of Rome. It was intended to be worn on a hat.

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