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Edward Hodges Baily

British
1882
Artist Alfred Benjamin Wyon (British, 1837–1884)


Object Place: London, Great Britain

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 55 mm (2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

26.801

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Edward Hodges Baily (1788-1867), commissioned by the Art Union of London.

Obverse: Profile bust of Baily looking to proper right; inscribed at edge “E.H.BAILY R.A. 1788-1867” and under bust “A.B. WYON”.

Reverse: Sculpture of reclining nude woman with proper left arm across chest; inscribed on base of sculpture “E.H.BAILY R.A.”, under sculpture “A.B.WYON SC”, and below “1882/ART-UNION OF LONDON”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "E.H.BAILY R.A. 1788-1867" and under bust "A.B. WYON".

Reverse: Inscribed on base of sculpture "E.H.BAILY R.A.", under sculpture "A.B.WYON SC", and below "1882/ART-UNION OF LONDON".

Provenance

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