Alighieri, Dante. (1265–1321) [Stiasny, Franz. (1881–1941)]

Large Bronze Portrait Medal

Luminous uniface relief portrait medallion of the great Italian poet, writer and philosopher, shown in right facing profile, inscribed "DANTE."  Signed "F. Stiasny" at left, by the Austrian medalist best known for his portraits of notable composers, but who also produced a considerable number of bronze portrait medals of important historical figures.  Together with stand.  In fine condition.  3.5 inches in diameter. (19646)