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Plaquette

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    early 20th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Prud’homme, Georges-Henri, born 1873 - died 1947 (medallists)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Museum number:

    A.80-1920

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This bronze plaquette was made by Georges-Henri Prud’homme in the early 20th century France. The obverse of this medal represents the profile portrait of Albert I, King of the Belgium, in millitary uniform without cap. The reverse shows a lion above, with a laurel branch below.

Physical description

Obv., profile portrait of Albert I, King of the Belgium, in millitary uniform without cap. Rev., a lion above, with a laurel branch below.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

early 20th century (made)

Artist/maker

Prud’homme, Georges-Henri, born 1873 - died 1947 (medallists)

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Marks and inscriptions

"ALBERT I. ROI DES BELGES," "G. PRUD'HOMME"
obv.

"MDCCCCXIV. VIRTUS VIOLENTIAE VICTRIX"
rev.

Dimensions

Height: 61 mm, Width: 43 mm

Descriptive line

Bronze plaquette, Albert I/lion. French early 20th century.

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

Obv., profile portrait of Albert I, King of the Belgium, in millitary uniform without cap. Rev., a lion above, with a laurel branch below.

Materials

Bronze

Subjects depicted

Laurel branch; Lion

Categories

Plaques & Plaquettes

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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