Religion and Humanity
Artist Josuë Dupon (Belgian, 1864–1935)
Object Place: Europe, Belgium
Diameter and weight: 70.5 mm (2 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Circular medal. Stamped on edge.
Obverse: Large extending from clouds at proper left, holding two nude children over a snake ready to strike, marked at proper right of snake; inscribed in Latin above and at proper right.
Reverse: Deceased man, wearing a laureate crown, reclining below, clouds with four equestrian figures and four warriors within–lowest equestrian is figure of death, cloaked and pulling up body, and highest equestrian figure has bow and quiver–, ascending to inscribed clouds with eye in a triangle, and two vultures flying at proper right; inscribed above, at proper left, and in Latin in exergue.
Obverse: Inscribed above "TUTI QUOS SERVAT" and at proper right "Josuë Dupon".
Reverse: Inscribed in clouds "AD VITAM AETERNAM", at proper left "Josuë Dupon", and in exergue "SIC TRANSIT GLORIA MUNDI".
Stamped on edge "J.FONSON".
By 1934, Malcolm Storer; 1934, gift of Malcolm Storer to MFA. (Accession Date: April 5, 1934)
Gift of Malcolm Storer