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Medal a.thorvaldsen/fem figs drawing & at altar - A. Thorvaldsen

A. Thorvaldsen

  • Object:

    Medal a.thorvaldsen/fem figs drawing & at altar

  • Place of origin:

    Switzerland (made)

  • Date:

    1817 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Brandt, Henri Francois, born 1789 - died 1845 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Museum number:

    A.83-1970

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

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This medal depicts the Danish sculptor Thorvaldsen, facing to the left. Thorvaldsen was one of the foremost sculptors working in the Neo-classical style.

Physical description

Medal, bronze. Obverse side, bust of Thorwaldsen, facing to the left. Inscription: A THORVVALDEN/ DANUS SCULPTOR. Reverse, A GENIO LUMEN.

Place of Origin

Switzerland (made)

Date

1817 (made)

Artist/maker

Brandt, Henri Francois, born 1789 - died 1845 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Dimensions

Diameter: 37 mm

Object history note

Bought from R.G Coats for £8.

Descriptive line

Medal, bronze, Swiss, 19th cent, H.F.Brandt, 1817

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Forrer, L. Bibliographical Dictionary of Medallists, vol. 1, p. 265
Hildegard Lehnert, Henri Francois Brandt, Berlin, 1897, no. 15, pl. VII.

Materials

Bronze

Subjects depicted

Thorvaldsen, Bertel

Collection code

SCP

Qr_O256852
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