Bonfiglio Zaccagnini (Biographical details)

Bonfiglio Zaccagnini (sculptor/medallist; Italian; Male; 1793 - 1867)

Also known as

Zaccagnini, Bonfiglio

Biography

Medallist and cameo engraver. His first medals date to around 1846, using the works of famous Renaissance artists as themes. In 1852, commissioned by the Camera Apostolica to make the annual pontificate medal. Made many medals of a religious nature.

Bibliography

L. Forrer, 'Biographical Dictionary of Medallists', vol. VI (London, 1916)