[SOLD!] 1861 Belgium, Antwerp Art Festival Large Bronze Commemorative Medal by Leopold Wiener. Strong Beautiful Relief & Beautiful Details, Superbly Struck! Excellent Condition, Lovely Toning, Almost UNC. Extremely Rare!
We have on offer here, a 1861 Belgium, Antwerp Art Festival Large Bronze Commemorative Medal. Strong Beautiful Relief & Beautiful Details, Superbly Struck! Excellent Condition, Lovely Toning, Almost UNC. Extremely Rare!
Subject: Antwerp Art Fair - Festival 1861
"In the Renaissance Antwerp Mannerism was an early attempt by Flemish artists to respond to Italian Renaissance art, with Romanism a later phase. Dutch and Flemish Renaissance painting culminated in the work of Pieter Bruegel the Elder in one direction, and the Flemish contribution to Northern Mannerism in a very different one. Flemish Baroque painting is dominated by the figure of Rubens, though like his pupil Anthony van Dyck, he spent much of his career abroad. There was also a great development of specialized genres in painting, paralleling those in Dutch Golden Age painting to the north, but with many differences."
Obverse: Welcoming Maiden of Antwerp City Gateway to Angel Maiden
Reverse: Inscriptions and the Antwerp City Arms, with Bull - Banner WT Jonsten Verzaemt
This is a superbly-struck beautiful and high relief medal, with very clear in details. Very attractive to the eye, heavy in the hand, the medal is of more than a century (> 155+ years) vintage, the medal projects a 3-D / like impressions and feels very well in your hand. Flawless state, fairly priced!
An extremely rare piece of history that can be a fantastic piece of your collection! Authenticity Guaranteed for Life!
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