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Anthony Van Dyck

Netherlandish or French
1823


Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 41 mm (1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

30.714

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Anthony van Dyke (1599-1641), a Flemish painter, from the Series Numismatica Universalis Virorum Illustrium. Lettered edge.

Obverse: Profile bust of Anthony van Dyke looking to proper left; inscribed at edge and under bust.

Reverse: Inscribed at center.

Inscription

Inscribed on edge "MONACHII".

Obverse: "ANTONIUS VAN-DYCK" and under bust "WOLFF F.".

Reverse: "NATUS/ANTVERPIAE/AN.M.D.XCIX./OBIIT/LONDINI/AN.M.DC.XLI./-/SERIES NUMISMATICA/UNIVERSALIS VIRORUM ILLUSTRIUM/--/M.DCCC.XXIII./DURAND EDITIT".

Provenance

1930, bought by the MFA. (Accession Date: October 16, 1930)

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund