Artist Bertrand Andrieu (French, 1761–1822)
Diameter and weight: 69 mm (2 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Veiled profile bust of woman overlapping man’s profile bust, both looking to proper left with a lily at proper right and draped urn at proepr left; inscribed under bust “ANDRIEU·FECIT”.
Reverse: Crowned woman standing at proper right before a ship’s prow, holding a child before a woman seated at proper left next to a draped urn, mounted on a pedestal supporting a shield decorated with fleur-de-lis; inscribed below “ANDRIEU CHEVER.DE STMICHEL INV.ET FECIT” and in exergue “29 SEPTEMBRE 1820”.
Obverse: Inscribed under bust "ANDRIEU·FECIT".
Reverse: Inscribed below "ANDRIEU CHEVER.DE STMICHEL INV.ET FECIT" and in exergue "29 SEPTEMBRE 1820".
By 1913, Henry H. Fay; 1913, gift of Henry H. Fay to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 1, 1913)
Gift of Henry H. Fay