Iconography
PORTRAITS
Unidentified
Female
Further details
Cast bronze. Obverse: bust of a woman facing l.; around, a wreath of flowers tied with ribbons. Reverse: Venus and Cupid standing in a bower formed by intertwined branches, with Cupid's bow propped against the stump of a tree.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Venetian
DATE
16th century
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. 1923, 0611.76)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c.1530-1600, London 2003, vol.I, p. 230 no. 410; vol.II, pl.85.
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Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
Contact
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