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Prix de l'Athénée de Vaucluse

French
1811
Artist Bertrand Andrieu (French, 1761–1822)


Mint: France

Catalogue Raisonné

Bramsen 1144.

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 42 mm (1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

23.74

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal.

Obverse: Uninscribed at center in wreath; inscribed at edge “G.DE STASSART PRÉSIDENT DE L’ATHÉNÉE DE VAUCLUSE Á R. PETRARQUE.” and “M.DCCC.XI.”.

Reverse: Reclining nude female as river personification leaning on tipped cistern with pedestal and lyre at proper right in rocky setting; inscribed below “ANDRIEU F” and in exergue “MUSIS ARTIBUS ARVIS./M.DCCC.XI.”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "G.DE STASSART PRÉSIDENT DE L'ATHÉNÉE DE VAUCLUSE Á R. PETRARQUE." and "M.DCCC.XI.".

Reverse: Inscribed below "ANDRIEU F" and in exergue "MUSIS ARTIBUS ARVIS./M.DCCC.XI.".

Provenance

By 1923, Mrs. A. C. Storer; 1923, gift of Mrs. A. C. Storer to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 4, 1923)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss A. C. Storer