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Augustin-Alexandre Dumont

French
1873
Artist Francois-Joseph Ponscarme (1827–1903)


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

Diameter: 5.4 cm (2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1994.254

Medium or Technique

Metal; copper alloy

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Augustin-Alexandre Dumont (1801-1884).

Obverse: Profile bust of Dumont looking to proper right; inscribed at edge “AVGVSTIN DVMONT” and under bust “PONSCARME”.

Reverse: Inscribed at center “A/AVGVSTIN·DVMONT/STATVAIRE/M·DE·L’INSTITVT/SES·ÉLÉVES/-/MDCCCLXXIII/-/”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "AVGVSTIN DVMONT" and under bust "PONSCARME".

Reverse: Inscribed at center "A/AVGVSTIN·DVMONT/STATVAIRE/M·DE·L'INSTITVT/SES·ÉLÉVES/-/MDCCCLXXIII/-/".

Provenance

By 1994, David and Constance Yates (New York); 1994, gift of David and Constance Yates to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 26, 1994)

Credit Line

Gift of David and Constance Yates