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Lisbon School of Fine Arts

Circular medal for the Lisbon School of Arts. Obverse: Woman standing before spoils of art, wearing classical gown and holding a wreath in her right hand; inscribed above "HONOR ALIT ARTES". Reverse: Inscribed at edge "ESCOLA DE BELLAS ARTES DE LISBOA [flower]".

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed above "HONOR ALIT ARTES". Reverse: Inscribed at edge "ESCOLA DE BELLAS ARTES DE LISBOA [flower]".

Provenance

After 1913, purchased by the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay

Portuguese, probably 19th century

Accession Number

13.1305

Medium or Technique

Metal; copper alloy

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals