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William Etty

Circular medal of William Etty (1787-1849), commissioned by the Art Union of London. Obverse: Bust of Etty looking to proper right; inscribed at proper left "ETTY", on bust "G.G.ADAMS.SC.", and below "1787-1849". Reverse: A nude woman with viel above interacts with winged child seen from...

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Obverse: Inscribed at proper left "ETTY", on bust "G.G.ADAMS.SC.", and below "1787-1849". Reverse: Inscribed above "ART-UNION OF LONDON.1872" and below "G.G.ADAMS.SC.".


By 1926, Henry G. Pickering; 1926, gift of Henry G. Pickering to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 2, 1926)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry G. Pickering

British, 1872

Object Place

London, Great Britain

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze




Numismatics, Medals