Divers Trophées (Weapon Trophies after the Façade of Palazzo Milesi in Rome)
Print from a series of six reproducing the weapon trophies over the second floor windows of Palazzo Milesi in Rome, designed and executed by Polidoro da Caravaggio in 1525/26. The print shows a large trophy with a Roman centurion helmet. The helmet is characterized by two sphinxes and a lion supporting the plume. The helmet is flanked by shields. In a semispherical compartment below the helmet the inscriptions have been placed.
Polidoro da Caravaggio (Italian, Caravaggio ca. 1499–ca. 1543 Messina)