French Sculpture Census

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ROTY, Louis Oscar
Paris 1846 - Paris 1911

Cinquantenaire de l'Ecole française d'Athènes
Fiftieth Anniversary of the French School of Athens

1898
bronze

medal
D. 2 3/8; weight: 0,217 lbs
obverse:
titled at upper: POUR LA SCIENCE POUR LA PATRIE
signed at lower right: O. ROTY
reverse:
around the circumference: ECOLE FRANCAISE D'ATHENES
inscriptions at left: DAVELUY-1846 / BURNOUF-1867 / DUMONT-1875 / FOUCART / 1878
inscriptions at right: HOMOLLE / 1891

Acc. No. : 2001.87.27679
Credit Line : Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001

New Haven, Connecticut, Yale University Art Gallery

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Provenance

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

Bibliography

  • Museum's website (accessed April 2017)

Related Works

Other copies, 1898, Paris, Musée d'Orsay, acc. no. MEDOR 1332 A and B.