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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:


  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

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)


1817 (made)


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

Materials and Techniques



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.



Subjects depicted

Thorvaldsen, Bertel


Sculpture Collection

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