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Napoléon, Marie Louise, and Napoléon Francois Joseph Charles

French
1811
Artist Bertrand Andrieu (French, 1761–1822)


Mint: France

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 40 mm (1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.853

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze, with red patination

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Napoléon (1769-1821), emperor of France, Marie Louise, and Napoléon Francois Joseph Charles, king of Rome.

Obverse: Profile busts of Napoléon wearing laureate wreath and Marie Louise wearing crown looking to proper left; inscribed under bust “ANDRIEU F. DENON D.”.

Reverse: Profile bust of Napoléon Joseph as child looking to proper right; inscribed at edge “NAPOLEON FRANCOIS JOSEPH CHARLES.ROI DE ROME”, on shoulder “ANDRIEU F.”, and under bust “XX MARS MD CCCXI.”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed under bust "ANDRIEU F. DENON D.".

Reverse: Inscribed on shoulder "ANDRIEU F.", under bust "XX MARS MD CCCXI.", and at edge "NAPOLEON FRANCOIS JOSEPH CHARLES.ROI DE ROME".

Provenance

By 1913, Henry H. Fay; 1913, gift of Henry H. Fay to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 1, 1913)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay