of the panel-very much as the medallist of the Renaissance before him clouded as it were the sky of his medallion (9) with inscription. The use, however, of lettering in ornament does Q (QBSTQ VMENET EAWSUA A 1 DOAHNVSQETF) [FAQTVSS XST1) Ml1C[H]U"UIN1" SALVFEM 1 4 '1 1 Y X x 1-ieigy "S i.' X -5? 3'5 RENAISSANCE BRONZE MEDAL. not depend upon its association with picture. It is itself the graphic art. It takes the place of picture, and conveys in the surest way what might possibly have been conveyed by carved groups or painted