Model for medal of Ludwig II of Hungary and Bohemia

German (Augsburg)
Renaissance
about 1526
Follower of Hans Daucher (German (Augsburg), about 1485–1538)


Object Place: Europe, Augsburg, Germany

Dimensions

Overall diameter: 7.3 cm (2 7/8 in.) Other (outside of framing band): 6.7 cm (2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

69.1150

Medium or Technique

Stone; solnhofen or kehlheim (hone) stone

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Model for ciruclar, gold medal of Ludwig II of Hungary and Bohemia (born 1506, king of Hungary and Bohemia, 1506-26) with plain edge. Carved in high relief, profile bust of Ludwig looking to proper left, wearing a round hat and fur cape.

Provenance

Adalbert von Lanna Collection, Prague [see note 1]; possibly Boettner, Munich; 1969, Munzen und Medaillen, Basel, Switzerland; 1969, sold by Munzen und Basel to the MFA. (Accession date: October 15, 1969)

Notes:

[1] Rudolph Lepke's Kunst-Auctions-Haus, Berlin, II, no. 40.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour