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Eugène Beauharnais

French
1862


Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 13 mm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.798

Medium or Technique

Metal; gilt alloy

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Eugène Beauharnais (1781-1824), commemorating the naming of a boulevard after him, with hanging loop and ring attached at top.

Obverse: Profile bust of Eugène Beauharnais looking to proper left; at edge “EUGENE BEAUHARNAIS” and under bust.

Reverse: Inscribed at center “INAUGURATION/DU/BOULEVART/RU PRINCE EUGENE/7 DEBRE/1862”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "EUGENE BEAUHARNAIS".

Reverse: Inscribed at center "INAUGURATION/DU/BOULEVART/RU PRINCE EUGENE/7 DEBRE/1862".

Provenance

By 1913, Henry H. Fay; gift of Henry H. Fay to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 1, 1913)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay