Late 19th to early 20th century
Artist Pierre Roche (French, 1855–1922)
Object Place: France
Diameter and weight: 50 mm (1 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Circular medal made for the Amis de Artistes. Stamped “BRONZE” on side.
Obverse Nude boy (possibly Cupid) at center supporting a cornucopia; inscribed at edge “AMICITIA LIBERALITAS” and at proper right “PIERRE ROCHE/CANALE GR.”.
Reverse: Half-length figure at center with head turned toward proper right, wearing a helmet and raising hands over head and with serpents extending from breast-plate; inscribed at edge “JUNCTAS TENEO MANUS ETANIMAS” and “LES AMIS DES ARTISTES”.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "AMICITIA LIBERALITAS" and at proper right "PIERRE ROCHE/CANALE GR.".
Reverse: Inscribed at edge "JUNCTAS TENEO MANUS ETANIMAS" and "LES AMIS DES ARTISTES".
Stamped "BRONZE" on side.
By 1921, Edward R. Warren; 1921, gift of Edward R. Warren to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 3, 1921)
Gift of Edward R. Warren