German Renaissance Medals: A Catalogue of the Collection in the Victoria and Albert Museum
Victoria and Albert Museum, 1990 - Antiques & Collectibles - 128 pages
The first scholarly work to appear in English on German medals. It includes a full introduction which examines the origins, purposes and contexts of these objects. Each piece is illustrated and discussed and many problems of identification and attribution are explored, including those of a group of medals based on designs by Durer.
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