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Medal - Henry IV of France

Henry IV of France

  • Object:

    Medal

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1610 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Museum number:

    6757-1860

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Medal depicts on the obverse the bust of Henri IV, in armour and on the reverse the seated figure of Marie de Medicis between Mercury and the infant Dauphin

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca. 1610 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Dimensions

Diameter: 6.65 cm

Descriptive line

Medal, bronze, King Henri IV of France, by an unknown artist, France, ca. 1610

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

Inventory of Art Objects Acquired in the Year 1860. In: Inventory of the Objects in the Art Division of the Museum at South Kensington, Arranged According to the Dates of their Acquisition. Vol I. London: Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1868, p. 25
Cohen, Sarah R. Ruben's France: Gender and Personification in the Marie de Medicis Cycle. The Art Bulletin, September 2003, Vol LXXXV, Nummer 3, pp. 490-522

Materials

Bronze

Subjects depicted

Armour

Categories

Coins & Medals; Sculpture; Royalty

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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