Copy of a medal of Raimond, baron of Fourquevaulx. The original medal, by Pastorino de' Pastorini (Pastorino of Siena), was made in 1556. This Electrotype copy made circa 1881 by Robert Ready. The original medal from the collection of George III (Reg: G3,IP.384) was exhibited in the King's Library of the British Museum in 1881 and is No. 135 in the catalogue of that exhibition. It is thought that this electrotype was produced in association with that exhibition and publication and acquired by the National Gallery of Victoria where it was displayed in the late 1880s. The original medal is in cast lead, this electrotype has been copper plated and toned.

Raimond of Pavia, baron of Fourquevaulx was a solidier and diplomat. He was the author of "Instructions sur le faict de la Guerre extraictes des livres de Polybe, Frontin, Vegèce, Cornazan, Machiavelle", Paris, Michel Vascosan, 1548.

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Bust of Raimond facing left, bearded, wearing a curass; around, RAIMOND DE FOVRQVEVAVLX; incuse on bust truncation, .P. 1556

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