Iconography
PORTRAITS
Rulers
ModernSpainPhilip II (1527-1598, r. 1556-1598)
Sitters A-Z
Habsburg, Philip II (1527-1598)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Arts
Classification of the arts, generalScientia
Further details
Cast bronze medal; inscription obverse: (cross) PHILIPPVS. AVSTR. CAROLI. V. CAES. F. PRINC. HISP. ET. ANGL. R.; the reverse is cast from Jacopo's medal of Giannello della Torre, showing the Fountain of Science; inscription: VIRTUS and in exergue NVNQ: DEFICIT
ARTIST/CREATOR
Trezzo, Jacopo da, I (c1514-1589)
DATE
1555 circa
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. George III Mantua M 26)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 122, no. 89a; v. II, pl. 22
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RELATIONS
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