French Sculpture Census

photo credit : Yale University Art Gallery / http://artgallery.yale.edu
artist © : public domain

ROTY, Louis Oscar
Paris 1846 - Paris 1911

Compagnie du Canal de Suez
The Suez Canal Company

1888
bronze

medal
obverse:
around the circumference: EPARGNE. FRANCAISE. PREPARE. LA. PAIX. DV. MONDE
reverse:
around the circumference: COMPAGNIE. VNIVERSELLE. DV. CANAL. MARITIME. DE. SVEZ.
in the center: LE / 17 NOVEMBRE / 1869 / LE CANAL MARITIME / A ETE OUVERT / A LA / GRANDE NAVIGATION

Acc. No. : 2001.87.29331
Credit Line : Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001

New Haven, Connecticut, Yale University Art Gallery

artgallery.yale.edu

Provenance

  • 2001, Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection

Bibliography

  • Museum's website (accessed April 2017)
  • 1907 Forrer
    Leonard Forrer, Biographical dictionary of medallists, New York, 1912, vol. V, p. 230: 1888: The Suez Canal Company (two sizes: 59 and 41 mill.)