Iconography
PORTRAITS
Aristocrats
ItalyViscontiCarlo (1523-1565)
Statesmen and politicians
ModernItalyMilanVisconti, Carlo (1523-1565)
Sitters A-Z
Visconti, Carlo (1523-1565)
Further details
Cast lead medal; uniface, with inscription: CAROLVS VICECOMES; the cuirass is ornamented with lions' heads at the shoulders, and a medal suspended from a chain.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Unidentified Milanese medallist II
DATE
1550s circa
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. George III Illustrious Persons 1081)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 127, no. 102a
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RELATIONS
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