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Marie Louise

Circular uniface medal of Marie Louise (1791-1847), second wife of Napoléon Bonaparte, looking to proper left; inscribed at edge "MARIE LOUISE IMPERATRICE." and on shoulder "ANDRIEU F.".

Inscription

Inscribed at edge "MARIE LOUISE IMPERATRICE." and on shoulder "ANDRIEU F.".

Provenance

By 1919, anonymous collector; 1919, gift of anonymous collector to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 6, 1919)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

French, late 18th–19th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

19.1349

Medium or Technique

Metal; probably painted lead

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals