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Ippolita di Ferdinando Gonzaga (1535-63)

Artist:
Medalist: Leone Leoni (Italian, Menaggio ca. 1509–1590 Milan)
Date:
1551–52
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Lead
Dimensions:
Diam. 2 5/8 in. (67 mm.)
Classification:
Medals and Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.110.16
Not on view
Signature: (in inner arc, to right, in Greek) Leone, the Aretine

Inscription: (in margin) HIPPOLYTA•GONZAGA•FERDINANDI•FIL[ia]•AN[no]•XVI• (Ippolita Gonzaga, daughter of Ferdinando [at the age of] 16
Henry Oppenheimer (until 1936; sale, Christie, Manson and Woods, London, July 27, 1936, no. 141; sold to MMA)
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