German or French
Artist Raymond Gayrard (French, 1777–1858)
Diameter and weight: 41 mm (1 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Circular medal of Christopher Gluck.
Obverse: Profile bust of Christopher Gluck, looking to proper left; inscribed in Latin at edge and under bust.
Reverse: Inscribed in Latin at center.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "CHRISTOPHORUS GLUCK" and under bust "GAYRARD F".
Reverse: Inscribed at center "NATUS/AN.M.DCC.XIV./IN SUPERIORI/PALATINATO GERMANIAE/OBITT/AN.M.DCC.LXXXVII./SERIES NUMISMATICA/UNIVERSALIS VIRORUM ILLUSTRIUM./M.DCCC.XVIII./DURAND EDIDIT".
By 1924, Dudley Leavitt Pickman; 1924, given by Dudley Leavitt Pickman to MFA. (Accession Date: May 1, 1924)
Gift of Dudley Leavitt Pickman