Henry IV, Marie de'Medici, and the Dauphin
Artist Guillaume Dupré (French, 1574–1642)
Framed diameter: 20 cm (7 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Metal; lead in wooden frame
Not On View
Circular uniface medal (obverse only) of Henry IV (1553-1610), king of France, Marie de’Medici, and the Dauphin. See 1971.641 for reverse. Set into a wooden frame. Cast of unusual size and is cracked beneath Henry’s beard. Three-quarters bust of Henry IV superimposed on profile bust of Marie looking to proper left. He wears armor and Order of the Holy Ghost; inscribed at edge “HENRIC·IIII·R·CHRIS·MARIA·AVGVSTA·” and under bust “1607/G·DUPRE·F·1605”.
Inscribed at edge "HENRIC·IIII·R·CHRIS·MARIA·AVGVSTA·" and under bust "1607/G·DUPRE·F·1605".
Baron Lonne, Prague [see note 1]. By 1971, Heim Gallery, London; 1971, sold by the Heim to the MFA. (Accession date: April 14, 1971)
 Catalogue number 318.
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour