Lauren Jacobi

Lauren Jacobi: “Renaissance Medals as Ornament”

photo of Lauren Jacobi giving lecture atThe  Frick Collection

Portrait medals were often used as sources for architectural decoration on a grand scale at sites such as the Palazzo Medici in Florence. This talk explores the transfer of designs from small artworks to monumental settings during the Renaissance and in the larger context of art history.

This lecture is made possible by the Robert H. Smith Family Foundation.