Iconography
PORTRAITS
Aristocrats
SpainAragonMaria (1502-1546)
Commanders, soldiers, etc
Commanders ItalyAragon, Maria of wife of Alfonso II d'Avalos (1502-1546)
Sitters A-Z
Aragon, Maria of (1502-1546)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Virtues and Vices
Virtues Virtue (general)
Virtues Monastic Chastity
Further details
Cast bronze medal; inscription obverse: D MARIA ARAGONIA; the reverse does not belong with the obverse and is taken from an early medal of Isabella of Aragon by Gian Cristoforo Romano (1507); inscription: CASTITATI. VIRTVTIQ. INVICTAE
ARTIST/CREATOR
Lombardy
DATE
1540s first half, circa
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. George III Various Princes 30)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 148, no. 143a; v. II, pl. 37
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RELATIONS
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