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Gustav Mahler

possibly German
early 20th century
Benno Elkan Elkan (German, born in 1877)


Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 127 mm (5 in.)

Accession Number

01.2073.2

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Gustav Mahler.

Obverse: Bust of Gustav Mahler looking to proper right; inscribed “GVSTAV MAHLER” and at proper left “BENNO/ELKAN”.

Reverse: Standing nude woman on fire and being attacked by snakes; inscribed “LUCENDO/IPSIVS IGNI CONSVMPTVS/MDCCCLX MCMXI” and “B·E·”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed "GVSTAV MAHLER" and at proper left "BENNO/ELKAN".

Reverse: Inscribed "LUCENDO/IPSIVS IGNI CONSVMPTVS/MDCCCLX MCMXI" and "B·E·".

Credit Line

Source unidentified