Leonello d'Este (obverse); Three Headed Prudence (reverse)

Pisanello, Italian, 1395 - 1455


about 1441

Bronze medal

Overall: 2 5/8 × 2 5/8 × 5/16 in. (6.7 × 6.7 × 0.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Roger Arvid Anderson Collection - 250th Anniversary Gift, 1769-2019



Europe, Italy



Object Name

Sculpture: Medal



Not on view


Inscribed, on obverse, lower left: LEONELLVS; top: MARCHIO; lower right: ESTENSIS; inscribed, on reverse, top: OPVS; lower right to left: PISANI.PICTORIS

Course History

ARTH 84, Media and Meaning in Renaissance Sculpture, Adrian Randolph, Fall 2013

ARTH 16, Art, Architecture and Money in the Early Modern Period, Lauren Jacobi, Spring 2013

Exhibition History

Renaissance and Mannerist Plaquettes and Medals from the Collection of Roger Arvid Anderson, Class of 1968, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 19-November 21, 2013.

From Altarpiece to Portrait: Assembling a European Collection, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-September 6, 2020.

Publication History

Roger Arvid Anderson, The Roger Arvid Anderson Collection, Medals, Medallions, Plaquettes and Small Reliefs, Paintings, Sculpture, Works on Paper and Textiles, San Francisco: Roger Arvid Anderson (published privately), design by David L. Wilson, 2015, p. 12-13.

Adrian W. B. Randolph, Engaging Symbols: Gender, Politics, and Public Art in FIfteenth-century Florence, New Haven: Yale University Press, 2002, p. 90, fig. 2.3.


Cyril Humphris, London; sold to Roger Arvid Anderson, San Francisco, California, about 1988-1990; lent to present collection, 1998; given to present collection, 2016.

Catalogue Raisonne

Kress, No. 6; Hill Corpus, No. 24

Old Number


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