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Anichini, Luigi

ANICHINI, LUIGI, Italian engraver of seals and medals, a native of Ferrara, lived at Venice about 1550. Michelangelo pronounced his "Interview of Alexander the Great with the high-priest at Jerusalem," "the perfection of the art." His medals of Henry II. of France and Pope Paul III. are greatly valued.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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