Artist Bartolommeo Sperandio, Italian, 1425-1504
  • Ercole d'Este and his wife Eleanora of Aragon
Date 1473
Medium Lead with traces of gilding
Dimensions Overall: 3 3/4 × 3 1/8 inches (9.5 × 7.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of the Grosse Pointe Art Association
Accession Number 47.367
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, below the two confronted busts: HER DVX
Professor Richard Norton.
Grosse Pointe Art Association (Grosse Pointe, Michigan, USA);
1947-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Bode. "Simon Collection," Pressisches Jahrbuch 19 (1898): pp. 222-223.

Hill, G.F. A Corpus of Italian Medals of Renaissance Before Cellini. London: British Museum, 1930, no. 336a.

Hill, G.F. The Gustave Dreyfus Collection. Oxford, 1931, no. 116.