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Louis XIX and Marie-Thérèse-Charlotte: Marriage

French
1799
Artist Romain-Vincent Jeuffroy (French, 1749–1826), Artist Auguste François Michaut (French, 1786–1879)


Mint: France

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 51 mm (2 in.)

Accession Number

17.153

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Louis XIX (1775-1844), king of France and of Navarre (Louis-Antoine, duke d’Angoulême) and Marie-Thérèse-Charlotte, commemorating their marriage (1799).

Obverse: Profile bust of Louis XIX and Marie-Thérèse-Charlotte looking to proper left with one crown above them both; inscribed at edge “LVDOVICVS·ANTONIVS·DVX·ENGOLISMENSIS MARIA·THERESIA·CAROLINA·LVD·XVI·FILIA” and under bust “JEUFFROY F”.

Reverse: Seated man at center with a woman at proper right and man at proper left; inscribed at edge “FRATRVM·LIBEROS·CONNVBIO·IVNGIT”, at proper left “MICHAUT.”, and in exergue “MITTAVIAE·DIE·X·IVNII/MDCCLXXXXIX”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "LVDOVICVS·ANTONIVS·DVX·ENGOLISMENSIS MARIA·THERESIA·CAROLINA·LVD·XVI·FILIA" and under bust "JEUFFROY F".

Reverse: Inscribed at edge "FRATRVM·LIBEROS·CONNVBIO·IVNGIT", at proper left "MICHAUT.", and in exergue "MITTAVIAE·DIE·X·IVNII/MDCCLXXXXIX".

Provenance

By 1917, J. B. How; 1917, bequest of J. B. How to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 18, 1917)

Credit Line

Bequest of J. B. How