Past Exhibition: The Currency of Fame

The Currency of Fame: Portrait Medals of the Renaissance
May 24, 1994 to August 22, 1994
image of gold medal depicting Queen Elizabeth.

The first major survey in America on the art of the Renaissance portrait medal, on display in the Garden Court. The exhibition was co-organized by the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., and The Frick Collection and included more than 170 of the most important and beautiful medals from the major European centers of production: Italy, France, Germany, the Netherlands, and England.

Detail of catalogue cover.

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