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Christophorus Gluck

German or French
1818
Artist Raymond Gayrard (French, 1777–1858)


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

24.250

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Christopher Gluck.

Obverse: Profile bust of Christopher Gluck, looking to proper left; inscribed in Latin at edge and under bust.

Reverse: Inscribed in Latin at center.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "CHRISTOPHORUS GLUCK" and under bust "GAYRARD F".

Reverse: Inscribed at center "NATUS/AN.M.DCC.XIV./IN SUPERIORI/PALATINATO GERMANIAE/OBITT/AN.M.DCC.LXXXVII./SERIES NUMISMATICA/UNIVERSALIS VIRORUM ILLUSTRIUM./M.DCCC.XVIII./DURAND EDIDIT".

Provenance

By 1924, Dudley Leavitt Pickman; 1924, given by Dudley Leavitt Pickman to MFA. (Accession Date: May 1, 1924)

Credit Line

Gift of Dudley Leavitt Pickman