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PORTRAITS
Rulers
ModernItalyFerraraEste, Ercole II (1508-1559, r.1534-1559)
Sitters A-Z
Este, Ercole II (1508-1559) duke of Ferrara from 1534
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Psalms Psalms 1-50 (Vulg.), 1-51 (AV) Psalm 24 (Vulg.), 25 (AV): Ad te, Domine, levavi
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Symbols
Ships and vessels
Further details
Cast lead medal; inscription obverse: .HERCVLES. II. DVX. FERRARIE. IIII; inscription reverse: VIAS TVAS DOMINE DOCE ME
ARTIST/CREATOR
Emilian
DATE
1534 circa
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. George III Ferrara M 35)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 295, no. 688a; v. II, pl. 140
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RELATIONS
British Museum database
Dizionario biografico degli italiani
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