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in cartouche in center of field: GOT[T]ES / WEISHEIT MAN.SEHEN / KAN / AN SALOMON.DEM.FROMEN / MAN / DANN.WEISLICH.IST.IA.SEIN / GERICHT / WELCHS.DER.MVETER.IHR / KIND.ZVE.SPRICHT (One can see God's wisdom in the pious man Solomon, for his judgment is indeed wise as to which mother speaks for her child)

Provenance

Lisa and Leonard Baskin, Leeds, Massachusetts; gift 1997 to NGA.

Bibliography
2007
Pollard, John Graham. Renaissance Medals. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. 2 vols. Washington, 2007: 2:no. 913, repro.