Napoléon: Marriage of the king of Westfalia
Artist Bertrand Andrieu (French, 1761–1822)
Diameter and weight: 41 mm (1 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Circular medal of Napoléon (1769-1821), emperor of France, commemorating the marriage of the king of Westfalia.
Obverse: Profile bust of Napoléon looking to proper left, wearing a laureate wreath; inscribed at edge “NAPOLEON EMP.ET ROI.” and under bust “ANDRIEU F”.
Reverse: Two winged putto, one at proper right standing with quiver on shoulder and one at proper left seated with torch at his side, basket between both at center; inscribed below “ANDRIEU F DENON D” and in exergue “* J.NAPOLEON C.DE WURTEMBER/N[surrounded by rays of sun]/MDCCCVII”.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "NAPOLEON EMP.ET ROI." and under bust "ANDRIEU F".
Reverse: Inscribed below "ANDRIEU F DENON D" and in exergue "* J.NAPOLEON C.DE WURTEMBER/N[surrounded by rays of sun]/MDCCCVII".
By 1927, Bernard Coffin Weld; 1927, gift of Bernard Coffin Weld to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 6, 1927)
Gift of Bernard Coffin Weld