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Anne-Louis Girodet

Circular medal of Anne-Louis Girodet (1767-1824), French painter. Obverse: Profile bust of Girodet looking to proper left; inscribed at edge "ANNE LOUIS GIRODET" and under bust "CAUNOIS F", and inventory number "170" painted in off white enamel at proper left. Reverse: Inscribed at center...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "ANNE LOUIS GIRODET" and under bust "CAUNOIS F". Reverse: Inscribed at center "NÉ A/MONTARGIS,/LE 29 JANVIER 1767./MORT A PARIS,/LE 9 DÉCEMBRE 1824./---/MÉDAILLIER/FRANÇAIS CÉLÉBRES/XIX SIÉCLE/1825".

Marks

Obverse: Inventory number "170" painted in off white enamel at proper left.

Provenance

By 1994, David and Constance Yates (New York); 1994, sold by David and Constance Yates to the MFA. (Accession date: October 26, 1994)

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation

French, 1825

Object Place

France

Accession Number

1994.239

Medium or Technique

Metal; copper alloy

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals