Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Flora and Fauna
BirdsPeacock
PORTRAITS
Aristocrats
ItalyMediciEleonora of Toledo, wife of Cosimo I (1522-1562)
SpainAlvarez de Toledo (later Dukes of Alba)Eleonora, wife of Cosimo I (1522-1562)
Sitters A-Z
Alvarez de Toledo Medici, Eleonora (1522-1562)
Further details
Cast bronze medal; inscription obverse: ELEONORA FLORENTIAE DVCISSA; inscription reverse: CVM PVDORE LAETA FOECVNDITAS; showing peahen with her chicks
ARTIST/CREATOR
Poggini, Domenico (1520-1590)
DATE
1551
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. M 0241)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 340, no. 801a; v. II, pl. 173
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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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