Iconography
PORTRAITS
Aristocrats
ItalyGonzagaCapua, Isabella (d. 1559)
Sitters A-Z
Capua Gonzaga, Isabella (d. 1559)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Allegories and personifications A-Z
Fame (Fama) Miscellaneous
Further details
Cast bronze medal; the reverse is not by Jacopo da Trezzo; inscription obverse: ISABELLA CAPVA PRINC MALFICT FERDIN GONZ VXOR; signed below: IAC. TREZO; on reverse, a woman placing a book in a coffin with a winged figure of fame blowing a trumphet; inscription: NIHIL ALIVD QVAM PRODESSE.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Trezzo, Jacopo da, I (c1514-1589)
DATE
1546 - 1550 circa
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. George III Mantua M 22)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 116, no. 68a; v. II, pl. 16
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RELATIONS
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