Benedetto Pistrucci principal engraver and chief medallist of the Royal Mint, 1783-1855 by Michael A. Marsh

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Published by Michael A. Marsh Publications in Hardwick .

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  • Pistrucci, Benedetto, -- 1783-1855.,
  • Great Britain. -- Royal Mint.,
  • Cameos.,
  • Engravers -- Italy -- Biography.,
  • Medalists -- Italy -- Biography.,
  • Medals -- Great Britain.

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Includes bibliographical references.

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Other titlesBenedetto Pistrucci principal engraver & chief medallist of the Royal Mint, 1783-1855, Benedetto Pistrucci history, 1783-1855
StatementMichael A. Marsh.
LC ClassificationsCJ6199.P57 M37 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 124 p. :
Number of Pages124
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17338269M
ISBN 100950692921

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Benedetto Pistrucci was born in Rome on 29 May and came to London in He engraved the coin portraits of both George III and George IV but is perhaps best known for his magnificent Waterloo Medal and his George & Dragon created for the new gold sovereign of   PISTRUCCI, BENEDETTO (–), gem-engraver and medallist, born in Rome on 29 Maywas the second son of Federico Pistrucci, judge of the high criminal court of Rome, by his wife Antonia Greco.

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years in the making. Gods design of history, a legacy of artistry from the original gold sovereign designed by Benedetto Pistrucci into the recreation of the famous coin by Benedettos great-great-great grandniece Angela Pistrucci.

Benedetto Pistrucci () was born and educated in Rome. At the age of 15, he was placed with the gem-engraver Nicolo Morelli (–), Benedetto Pistrucci book patrons included the Pope and Emperor Napoleon.

Benedetto Pistrucci. The association of Benedetto Pistrucci with the Royal Mint began soon after the Battle of Waterloo in Arguably the most mercurial and temperamental engraver ever to work at the Royal Mint, Pistrucci had been born in Rome in and had established for himself a considerable reputation as a gem engraver.

Benedetto Pistrucci (–) is one of the most exceptional artists to have collaborated with the Royal Mint, equally famous for his works and for his fiery personality. Some of his creations, such as the design of St George and the Dragon first introduced on the gold sovereigns of and the Waterloo Medal, are among the masterpieces of.

A cameo by Benedetto Pistrucci. Born in Rome on 29 MayPistrucci had artistic talent from an early age and was taking commissions for cameos by the age of His early clients included Napoleon’s three sisters and Elisa, the Grand Duchess of Tuscany. Pistrucci Benedetto Pistrucci book.

Benedetto Pistrucci – Would you mess with him. Wellesley-Pole’s recruitment of Pistrucci for the Royal Mint in was both a brave and also deeply unpopular decision. These two firebrands came together under a storm of controversy, yet successfully adopted a classic ‘bunker’ mentality to achieve new heights of numismatic brilliance.

First face: bust of Jupiter; second face: eagle with lightnings; third face: the inscription BENEDETTO PISTRUCCI. Considered as one of the greater artists of his time, Benedetto Pistrucci (Roma, 24 maggio - Englefield Green, 16 settembre ) was a famous medallist, engraver of gems, cameos, coinages and medals.

Benedetto Pistrucci, Italian medallist & gem-engraver, Item PreviewPages: Benedetto Pistrucci. 20 likes. BENEDETTO PISTRUCCI Benedetto Pistrucci book TO UNITED KINGDOM'S HISTORY THROUGH HIS ASSOCIATION WITH ROYALTY AND WORK WITH THE ROYAL ers:   This medal depicting Queen Victoria is made by Benedetto Pistrucci in England in This was the official medal produced by the Royal Mint for.

The Waterloo Medal was designed by Italian-born sculptor Benedetto worked on it from towhen the completed matrices were presented to Britain's Royal medal was commissioned by the British Government in on the instructions of George IV while Prince Regent; copies were to be presented to the generals who had been victorious in the Battle of Waterloo Design: The four rulers of the nations triumphant at.

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Sue, I too have a copy of that book. The info I have is Antionia GRECO married Frederico PISTRUCCI (he was a High criminal court judge in Rome) Phiip was the eldest son then Benedetto Mirogli, born Rome – died London, and a third son (I have no name for him).

Media in category "Benedetto Pistrucci" The following 62 files are in this category, out of 62 total. Benedetto Pistrucci King George IVjpg × ; KBWork location: Italy, United Kingdom. Portrait by Benedetto Pistrucci ("Laureate head").

Depicts the bust of King George IV facing left, laureate, with tie with loop and two ends, hair short and bare neck. Usually, there are small letters B.P. below the truncation of the neck which represent the artist's initials. Benedetto Pistrucci book title page.

Image courtesy Wayne Homren. Taken at ANS Library April Views:   Benedetto Pistrucci was born in Rome on 24 Maysecond child and son of Federico Pistrucci, Senior Judge of the High Criminal Court under the papal government, and Antonia.

His elder brother Filippo displayed artistic tendencies from a young age, but Benedetto showed mainly a disinclination to study. Benedetto Pistrucci () was a talented engraver of gemstones, cameos, coins and medals. Born in Italy, he moved to London in and was employed at the Royal Mint as an engraver, where his most famous work is his portrayal of St.

George & the Dragon used on British gold sovereign s and crowns from to the present day. He also engraved the dies for many other coin s, medals, and. Angela is the great-great-great niece of the Italian artist Benedetto Pistrucci, who engraved Saint George and the Dragon for the modern gold sovereign in She studied her craft at the highly prestigious Italian Mint in Rome, where her work is now proudly exhibited alongside Benedetto's.

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In addition to his medical practice, lecturing and teaching at the London Hospital, and Missing: Benedetto Pistrucci. Cameo of Bacchus by Benedetto Pistrucci, XIX century [x] Close.

Posted by 7 months ago. Archived. A tiny gold book of psalms believed to have belonged to Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII's second wife. Anne supposedly handed this miniature book to one of her maids of honour when on the scaffold for her execution in The book. Benedetto Pistrucci Last updated J Cameo of Pistrucci ( his daughter, Elisa) Benedetto Pistrucci (29 May – 16 September ) was an Italian gem-engraver, medallist and coin engraver, probably best known for his Saint George and the Dragon design for the British sovereign cci was commissioned by the British government to create the large Waterloo.

Get this from a library. Benedetto Pistrucci: Principal Engraver and Chief Medallist of the Royal Mint, [Michael A Marsh]. Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogues Exhibition catalogs Exhibitions: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pistrucci, Benedetto, Pistrucci's "Capriccio".

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Benedetto Pistrucci According to L. Forrer (“Biographical Dictionary of Medallists”), during the new coinage manufacture in Pistrucci was employed at the mint as an outside : Stack's Bowers. The Italian sculptor Benedetto Pistrucci came to London early in His talent opened the doors of the capital's elite, [15] among them Lady Spencer, who showed Pistrucci a model in wax of Saint George and the Dragon by Nathaniel Marchant and commissioned him to reproduce it in the Greek style as part of her husband's regalia as a Knight of Value: 1 pound sterling.

Almost mm in diameter and designed by the chief medallist, Benedetto Pistrucci, an Italian immigrant with a fiery temperament, its mammoth Author: Jamie Doward.

It was announced in the London Gazette on 23 April that the Prince Regent had been graciously pleased, in the name and on the behalf of His Majesty, to confer The Waterloo Medal upon every officer, non-commissioned officer and soldier of the British Army (including members of the King's German Legion) who took part in one or more of the following battles: Ligny (16 June ), Quatre Bras Awarded for: Campaign service.

Pistrucci Art. 33 likes. PISTRUCCI ART is the professional gallery of Artwork for artists Angela Pistrucci and Jeremy ers: Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features The Medal, Issues Acqua Paola area in wax Art Medal artist awarded BAMS Benedetto Pistrucci Bielke British Museum camauro camée cast bronze catalogue celebrated centre century Christopher Eimer collection commemorative commissioned.

Reverse: St. George wearing helmet and cape on horseback attacking to right, with a sword, a dragon, the dragon has a broken lance in its side, in exergue at right in small lettering the artist's initials, B.P. (for Benedetto Pistrucci); in exergue, the date Country: United Kingdom.

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The Pistrucci Head of Medusa is based on the ancient marble mask known as the Rondanini Medusa. Commissioned by a rich London dentist, it was created by Benedetto Pistrucci (–). The Italian-born Pistrucci carved so accurately that he became head of the London mint.

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