Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Aurora
In chariotMiscellaneous
Pegasus
Allegories
PORTRAITS
Aristocrats
ItalyGonzagaEleonora of Austria, wife of Guglielmo I (1534-1594)
Further details
Cast bronze medal; the reverse does not belong with the obverse and is by Jacopo da Trezzo; inscription obverse: LEONORA DVCISSA MANTVAE; signed on truncation, incised: .P. 1561; on reverse Aurora, standing in a charriot pulled through clouds by Pegasus; inscription: VIRTVTIS FORMAEQ PRAEVIA
ARTIST/CREATOR
Pastorini, Pastorino de' (c1508-1592)
DATE
1561
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. George III Mantua M 17)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 271, no. 605a
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RELATIONS
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