Coenraad Bloc - Medal of Isabella Clara Eugenia of Spain, 1599

Coenraad Bloc (about 1545 - after 1602)

Medal of Isabella Clara Eugenia of Spain (1566-1633), Marriage to Archduke Albert of Austria (1559-1621), 1599

Bronze, 4.3 cm (1 11/16 in.) diameter

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Object details

Accession number

M33n38

Creators

  • Coenraad Bloc (about 1545 - after 1602) - primary
  • Laird Foundry (active Paris, 19th century) - bronze caster

Provenance

Gift from the merchant Horatio Greenough Curtis (1844–1922) to Isabella Stewart Gardner on 18 May 1920.

Marks

Inscribed (obverse): ELISABETA. D. G. INF. HISP. D. BVR BRA C FL. HOL. ZE.
Inscribed (reverse): ALBERTVS. D. G. ARCHID. AVST. D. BVR. BR. C. FL. DNS. FR.


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Commentary

Isabella Stewart Gardner kept meticulous records of many of her acquisitions. In keeping with this legacy, object information is continually being reviewed, updated, and enriched in order to give greater access to the collection.

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