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Andreas Liber

  • Object:

    Medal

  • Place of origin:

    Austria (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1784 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Boehm, Josef Daniel, born 1794 - died 1865 (medallist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Museum number:

    A.6-1983

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This medal depicting Andreas Liber is made by Josef Daniel Boehm.
Boehm (1794-1865) was court medallist and director of the Imperial Mint at Vienna.
The sitter Andreas Liber (1760-1836) was Prussian General and Court Physician to Emperor Francis I of Austria and Freiherr von Stifft.

Physical description

Obverse: Profile bust of Andreas Liber looking right. Inscribed.
Reverse: Oak branch to left and olive branch to right. Inscribed.

Place of Origin

Austria (made)

Date

ca. 1784 (made)

Artist/maker

Boehm, Josef Daniel, born 1794 - died 1865 (medallist)

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Marks and inscriptions

'ANDREAS LIBER BARO DE STIFFT / I.D. BOEHM F'
obverse

'LAUREAM / SEMISECVLAREM / CELEBRAT / ORDO / MEDIOCORVM / VINDOBONENSIVM / MDCCCXXXIV / NAT . 29 . NOV . 1760 FROM . 21 AUG . 1784'
reverse

Dimensions

Diameter: 5.2 cm, Depth: 0.8 cm

Object history note

Given in the name of Baurat Hartwig Fischel by his son Paul J Gordon-Fischel, Chessington, Surrey, in 1983.

Descriptive line

Medal, bronze, bust of Andreas Liber Freiherr von Stifft, by Josef Daniel Boehm, Austrian, ca. 1784

Categories

Coins & Medals; Portraits; Royalty; Sculpture

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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