Artist Leonard Charles Wyon (British, 1826–1891)
Diameter and weight: 56 mm (2 3/16 in.)
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Circular medal of William Wyon (1795-1851), commissioned by the Art Union of London.
Obverse: Profile bust of William Wyon looking to proper left; inscribed at edge “WILLIAM WYON R:A:” and under bust “L.C.WYON”.
Reverse: Beaded edge; standing female over four horses in water, wearing a helmet and holding a trident in her proper right hand and a branch in her proper left hand; inscribed below “L.C.WYON SC.” and in exergue “ART-UNION OF LONDON/1854/-.-/W.WYON R.A. DES.”.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "WILLIAM WYON R:A:" and under bust "L.C.WYON".
Reverse: Inscribed below "L.C.WYON SC." and in exergue "ART-UNION OF LONDON/1854/-.-/W.WYON R.A. DES.".
By 1926, Henry G. Pickering; 1926, gift of Henry G. Pickering to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 2, 1926)
Gift of Henry G. Pickering