Iconography
PORTRAITS
Rulers
ModernItalyMantuaGonzaga, Vincenzo (1562-1612, r.1587-1612)
Sitters A-Z
Gonzaga, Vincenzo (1562-1612)
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Psalms Psalms 101-150 (Vulg.) Psalm 138 (Vulg.), 139 (AV): Domine, probasti me
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Symbols
Fire and flames
Crucible
Imprese and personal devices
IndividualGonzaga, Vincenzo (1562-1612)
SOCIAL LIFE
Knighthood
Orders of KnighthoodGolden Fleece
Further details
Cast bronze medal; inscription obverse: VIN. GON. DVX MAN. IIII ET MONTIS. II; signed below: F.S.F.; on reverse, a crucible containings ingots on a fire, with a monogram consisting of the letter H,V,V, A; around, the collar of the Golden Fleece; inscription: PROBASTI DOMINE
ARTIST/CREATOR
Monogrammist F.S. (active at the end of the 16th century)
DATE
late 16th century
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. George III Mantua M 15)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 146, no. 138a; v. II, pl. 36
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RELATIONS
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