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DEL NASSARO or DEL NAZARO, Matteo

Verona, Italy 1515 - Paris vers 1547

François Ier (1494-1547), Roi de France

François I (1494-1547), King of France 1515

probably 1538-1544

bronze

medal and plaquette

Dimensions (HxWxD): diameter: 1 58 in.

around circumference: F[rancorum] R[ex] INVICTISSIMVS

Acc. No.: 1957.14.1130

Credit Line: Samuel H. Kress Collection

Photo credit: Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington

© Artist : public domain


Provenance

  • Paris, Gustave Dreyfus (1837-1914)
  • his estate
  • 1930, Purchased by Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York
  • 1945, Purchased by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York
  • 1957, gift to the National Gallery of Art, Washington

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, 24 August 2011
  • 1967 Hill, Pollard
    George Francis Hill, and Graham Pollard. Renaissance Medals from the Samuel H. Kress Collection at the National Gallery of Art, London, 1967, n. 535
  • 2007 Pollard
    John Graham Pollard, Renaissance Medals. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue, 2 vols, Washington, 2007, vol 2, n. 614, repr.