Napoléon, Marie Louise, and Napoléon Francois Joseph Charles
Artist Bertrand Andrieu (French, 1761–1822)
Diameter and weight: 40 mm (1 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Metal; bronze, with red patination
Not On View
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.”.
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".
By 1913, Henry H. Fay; 1913, gift of Henry H. Fay to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 1, 1913)
Gift of Henry H. Fay