Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier Lafayette

French
1830
Artist Jacques-Edouard Gatteaux (French, 1788–1881)


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 151 mm (5 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

16.348

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular uniface medal of Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier Lafayette (1757-1834). Attached hanging loop at top. Profile bust of Lafayette looking to proper right; inscribed under bust “E. Gatteaux 1830” in cursive script.

Inscription

Inscribed under bust "E. Gatteaux 1830" in cursive script.

Provenance

By 1916, Horatio Greenough Curtis; 1916, given by Horatio Greenough Curtis to MFA. (Accession Date: December 7, 1916)

Credit Line

Gift of Horatio Greenough Curtis