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Pierre Mignard

French
1817


Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 41 mm (1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

30.708

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Pierre Mignard (1610-1695), a French painter.

Obverse: Profile bust of Mignard looking to proper left; inscribed at edge and at proper left.

Reverse: Inscribed at center.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "PIERRE MIGNARD" and at proper left "DOMARD. F.".

Reverse: Inscribed at edge "NÉ/A TROYES/EN M.DC.X/MORT/EN M.DC.XCV./---/GALERIE METALLIQUE/DES GRANDS HOMMES FRANÇAIS./1817".

Provenance

1930, bought by the MFA for $47 (with 30.709). (Accession Date: October 16, 1930)

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund