Charles Robert Leslie
Artist Alfred Benjamin Wyon (British, 1837–1884)
Object Place: London, Great Britain
Diameter and weight: 56 mm (2 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Circular medal of Charles Robert Leslie (1794-1859), commissioned by the Art Union of London.
Obverse: Profile bust of Leslie looking to proper left; inscribed at edge “*C.R.LESLIE R.A.BORN 1794 DIED 1859*” and “ART UNION OF LONDON 1870” and under bust “A.B.WYON SC.”.
Reverse: Man at proper left and woman at proper right seated closely together; man turns to look at woman’s eye which she is gesturing at with both hands; inscribed at proper right “C.R.LESLIE R.A.[ ]”, at proper left “A.B.WYON SC.”, and in exergue “THE SENTRY BOX”.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "*C.R.LESLIE R.A.BORN 1794 DIED 1859*" and "ART UNION OF LONDON 1870" and under bust "A.B.WYON SC.".
Reverse: Inscribed at proper right "C.R.LESLIE R.A.[ ]", at proper left "A.B.WYON SC.", and in exergue "THE SENTRY BOX".
By 1926, Henry G. Pickering; 1926, gift of Henry G. Pickering to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 2, 1926)
Gift of Henry G. Pickering