Iconography
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Allegories and personifications A-Z
Fortune (Fortuna) With attributesSail or veil
Fortune (Fortuna) With other figures Miscellaneous
Fortune (Fortuna) With other figures Amor
Further details
Cast lead medal; uniface, with inscription: ME FORTVNA VRGET; the medal shows Fortune holding a sail, stepping from a shell onto a land and led by winged Cupid who is grasping the arm of a partly draped woman.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Anonymous
DATE
1560s circa
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. M 0263)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 473, no. 1214a; v. II, pl. 249
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RELATIONS
British Museum database
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Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
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