Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Aurora
In chariotMiscellaneous
Pegasus
Single figure
PORTRAITS
Aristocrats
ItalyGonzagaIppolita (1535-1563)
Sitters A-Z
Gonzaga, Ippolita (1535-1563)
Further details
Cast bronze medal; inscription obverse: HYPPOLITA. GONZAGA. FERDINANDI. FIL. AN. XVII.; signed below: IAC. TREZ; on reverse, Aurora holding in her left hand a torch and scattering flowers with her right, standing in a charriot pulled by Pegasus; inscription: VIRTVTIS FORMAEQ PRAEVIA
ARTIST/CREATOR
Trezzo, Jacopo da, I (c1514-1589)
DATE
1551 - 1552
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. George III Mantua M 25)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 117, no. 71a
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RELATIONS
British Museum database
Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani
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Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
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