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 medal; it belongs to the 'Serie medicea' by Selvi; inscription obverse: ELEONORA. TOLETANA FLOR. DVCISSA.; inscription reverse: CVM. PVDORE. LAETA. FOECVNDITAS.; showing peahen with her chicks
ARTIST/CREATOR
Selvi, Antonio Francesco (1679-1753)
DATE
1740
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
F. Vannel-G. Toderi, La medaglia barocca in Toscana, Firenze 1987, p. 212, no. 291, pl. 98
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RELATIONS
Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani
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