Artist Italian
  • Margarita Malatesta, Wife of Francesco I Gonzaga
Date 16th century or later
Medium Bronze cast
Dimensions Overall: 2 3/4 inches (7 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Director's Discretionary Fund
Accession Number 59.324
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Not On View
Marks Marked, painted on reverse: 59.324
Inscriptions Inscribed, obverse, around edge: MARGARITA MALATESTA FRAN GONZ.
(Alfred Spero, London, England);
1959-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Armand, A. Les Medailleurs Italiens des quinzieme et seizieme siecles, 3 vols. Paris, 1883, 1: 14, no. 16.

Hill, George Francis. A Corpus of Italian Medals of the Renaissance before Cellini. 1930, no. 275.

Darr, A. P., P. Barnet, A. Bostrom, with contributions by C. Avery... [et. al.]. Catalogue of Italian Sculpture in the Detroit Institute of Arts, London: Harvey Miller Publishers, in assoc. with the Detroit Institute of Arts, 2 vols., II, cat. 200.