Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Venus
With other figures in groups of more than three figures
Diana
With other figures in groups of more than three figures
Amor
With other figures In groups of more than three figures
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Allegories and personifications A-Z
Fame (Fama) Miscellaneous
Personal allegories
ItalyAriosto, Ludovico (1474-1533)
Further details
Cast bronze medal; uniface, with inscription: DIGNIORI DICANDA; it shows Diana and Venus holding Cupid; a winged Fame is flying above, presenting Diana with an arrow and crowning Venus with a wreath; the medal forms the reverse of medals of Lodovico Ariosto
ARTIST/CREATOR
Emilian
DATE
1540s circa
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. 1933-11-12-52)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 298-299, no. 707a; v. II, pl. 147
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RELATIONS
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Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
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