Iconography
PORTRAITS
Clerics
CardinalsCarafa, Alfonso (1540-1565)
Sitters A-Z
Carafa, Alfonso (1540-1565)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Virtues and Vices
Virtues CardinalIndividualPrudentiaEmblems and personal devices
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Piety (Pietas)
Imprese and personal devices
IndividualCarafa, Alfonso (1540-1565)
Further details
Cast lead medal; inscription obverse: ALFONSVS CARRAFA S.R.E. CARD. NEAP.; on reverse an altar adorned with swags, surmounted by a lamp; inscription: PIETATIS. ET. PRVDENTIAE
ARTIST/CREATOR
Roman
DATE
1565
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. George III Illustrious Persons 298)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 423, no. 1046a; v. II, pl. 219
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RELATIONS
British Museum database
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