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Medals: CM.28-1979

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Maker(s)

Maker: Massys, Quentin

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Cast bronze portrait medal of Erasmus by Quentin Metsys (1466-1530), dated 1519. The specimen is finer than that sent to Erasmus by the artist. (Kress 629a). From Spink auction no.2, Zurich, 28 Nov.1979, lot 280.

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History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Purchased (1979-12-03)

Dating

Production date: AD 1519

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.28-1979
Primary reference Number: 282217
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Created: Tuesday 16 March 2021 Updated: Friday 25 November 2022 Last processed: Friday 25 November 2022

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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