The Cleveland Museum of Art

Collection Online as of May 20, 2024

Portrait of Gianfrancesco Gonzaga di Ròdigo, 1443-1496, Lord of Sabbionetta (reverse)

Portrait of Gianfrancesco Gonzaga di Ròdigo, 1443-1496, Lord of Sabbionetta (reverse)

1479
(Italian, c. 1460–1528)
Diameter: 3.9 cm (1 9/16 in.)
Location: not on view

Description

The art of the medal was introduced into Italy by Pisanello, His work as a medalist began with the portrait medal of this emperor, who, in 1438, visited the Council of Ferrara.
  • Chalandon, paris. (Paul Drey Gallery, New York).
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Source URL:

https://www.clevelandart.org/art/1974.13.b