- Museum number
Object: Forteza (Fortitude)
Series: The so-called Tarocchi Cards of Mantegna
whole-length female figure in profile to right with a broken pillar, a lion and a lion's skin on her head; after the so-called Tarocchi Cards of Mantegna.
- Production date
Height: 181 millimetres (Plate-mark)
Height: 249 millimetres (Sheet size)
Width: 102 millimetres
Width: 169 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- BM has nos 1-37 and 39-49 of the set of 50 tarot cards.
All BM impressions with wide margins and manuscript inscriptions of various length in an early Spanish hand, commenting on the respective figures. Transcriptions and translations provided by Andrea Bouza Veiga. On the so-called Mantegna Tarot set see Hind, 'Early Italian Engraving', 7 vols, London 1938-48, vol.1, pp.221ff.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number