Artist after Giovanni Paolo Poggini, Italian, 1518-1582
  • Philip II of Spain
  • Rev. Hercules Supporting the Celestial Globe
Date 19th century
Medium Electrotype (lead, surfaced with copper)
Dimensions Overall: 1 5/8 inches (4.1 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Director's Discretionary Fund
Accession Number 59.316
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Not On View
Signed Signed, in exergue: I. PAUL. POG. F.
Marks Marked, painted at lower left, on reverse: 59.316.
Inscriptions Inscribed, on obverse, around edge: PHILIPPVS. D. G. ET. CAR. V. AVG. PAT. BENIGNIT. HISP. REX. 1557.
Inscribed, on left of reverse: .VTQVIESCAT.
Inscribed, on right: .ATLAS.
(Alfred Spero, London, England);
1959-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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