Iconography
LITERATURE
Ancient
Vergil Aeneid Book IX: In Aeneas's absence, Turnus attacks in vain the Trojan campvv. 503-787: Turnus attacks the Trojan campvv. vv. 641-644: Apollo praises the courage of Ascanius ('Sic itur ad astra')
PORTRAITS
Clerics
CardinalsLorrain, Jean de (1498-1550)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Virtues and Vices
Virtues CardinalIndividualPrudenceSingle figure
Further details
Cast bronze medal; inscription obverse: IO CAR LOTHORINGIAE; inscription reverse: SIC ITVR AD. ASTRA
ARTIST/CREATOR
Milanese
DATE
1550 circa
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. 1923-5-22-8)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 125, no. 96a; v. II, pl. 24
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RELATIONS
British Museum database
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Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
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