Art/ Collection/ Collection/ Art Object

Maria Magdalena, Archduchess of Austria, Grand Duchess of Tuscany

Artist:
Medalist: Guillaume Dupré (French, 1579–1640)
Artist:
Medalist: Gasparo Mola (Italian, Coldre ca. 1580–1640 Rome)
Date:
1613
Culture:
French
Medium:
Lead
Dimensions:
Diam. 3 1/2 in. (89 mm.)
Classification:
Medals and Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.110.33
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 532
Signature: (below tranche of shoulder) G D F 1613 (Guillaume Dupré) ; (on ruff) G M (Gaspare Mola)

Inscription: (in margin) MAR[iae].MAGDALENAE.ARCH[iduchssae].AVSTR[iae].MAG[nae].D[ucissae].ETR[uriae]. (Maria Magdalena, Archduchess of Austria, Grand-Duchess of Tuscany)
Henry Oppenheimer (until 1936; sale, Christie, Manson and Woods, London, July 29, 1936, no. 318; sold to MMA)
Related Objects

La Nourrice (The Nurse)

Artist: probably by Guillaume Dupré (French, 1579–1640) Date: 17th century Medium: Lead-glazed earthenware Accession: 17.190.2057 On view in:Gallery 532

Henry IV, King of France (b. 1553, r. 1589–1610)

Artist: Adapted from a medal by Guillaume Dupré (French, 1579–1640) Date: early 17th century Medium: Steel, inlaid gold, gilt Accession: 40.14.3 On view in:Gallery 532

Jean-Louis de Nogaret de Lavalette, Duke of Épernon, colonel general of infantry (1554–1642)

Artist: Medalist: Guillaume Dupré (French, 1579–1640) Date: 1607 Medium: Bronze, brown patina Accession: 31.33.21 On view in:Gallery 532

Nicolas Brulart de Sillery, Chancellor of France (1544?–1624, Chancellor of France 1607)

Artist: Medalist: Guillaume Dupré (French, 1579–1640) Date: 1613 Medium: Bronze Accession: 31.33.23 On view in:Gallery 532

Louis XIII, King of France (b. 1601, r. 1610–43)

Artist: Medalist: Guillaume Dupré (French, 1579–1640) Date: 1620 and 1623 Medium: Bronze Accession: 31.33.22 On view in:Gallery 532