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Ferrante Gonzaga, Count of Guastalla (1506–1557)

Artist:
Medalist: Leone Leoni (Italian, Menaggio ca. 1509–1590 Milan)
Date:
1555–56
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Lead
Dimensions:
Diameter: 3 in. (76 mm)
Classification:
Medals and Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.110.17
Not on view
Signature: Unsigned

Inscription: (in margin) FER[rante].GONZ[aga].PRAEF[ectus].GAL[liae].CISAL[pinae].TRIB[unus].MAX[imus].LEGG[ionis].CAROLI.V.CAES[aris]AVG[ustus] [trans.: Ferrante Gonzaga, prefect of Cisalpine Gaul, Chief Tribune of the legion of Charles the fifth the August.]
Henry Oppenheimer (until 1936; sale, Christie, Manson and Woods, London, July 27, 1936, no. 141; sold to MMA)
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