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Plaquette - La Peinture

La Peinture

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1896 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Charpentier, Alexandre-Louis-Marie, born 1856 - died 1909 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This octagonal bronze plaquette depicts a half-length male figure to right, representing Painting. It is signed in monogram, 'A Ch[arpentier]' while the reverse depicts branches of palm and olive. It is stamped on edge 'Bronze'.

Physical description

Octagonal plaquette of bronze, struck from a die; 'le Dessin'. Obverse.: Half-length male figure to right, representing Painting. Signed in monogram, A Ch[arpentier]. Reverse.: Branches of palm and olive. Stamped on edge 'Bronze'.

Place of Origin

France (made)


1896 (made)


Charpentier, Alexandre-Louis-Marie, born 1856 - died 1909 (maker)

Materials and Techniques



Height: 2.0625 in, Width: 1.5625 in

Descriptive line

Plaquette, La Peinture, bronze, by Alexandre Charpentier, French, 19th century, 1896.

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

List of Objects in the Art Division South Kensington Museum acquired during the Year 1899. Arranged according to the dates of acquisition, with appendix and indices. London: Her Majesty's Stationary Office. Wyman and Sons. 1903. pp.1



Subjects depicted

Palm branch; Olive branch; Male figure


Sculpture; Coins & Medals


Sculpture Collection

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