French Sculpture Census

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ROTY, Louis Oscar
Paris 1846 - Paris 1911

La Fermière, médaille de comice agricole
The Farm Girl, Agricultural Fair Medal

1888
silver

medal
D. 1 5/8; weight: 0,063 lbs
reverse:
around the circumference: COMICE AGRICOLE DE L'ENTRE DEUX MERS CANTONS DE CREON ET DU CARBON-BLANC (GIRONDE)

Acc. No. : 2013.7.8
Credit Line : Gift of Roger M. Berkowitz and Rhoda L. Berkowitz, LL.B. 1963

New Haven, Connecticut, Yale University Art Gallery

artgallery.yale.edu

Provenance

  • 2013, Gift of Roger M. Berkowitz and Rhoda L. Berkowitz, LL.B. 1963

Bibliography

  • Museum's website (accessed May 2017)
  • 1907 Forrer
    Leonard Forrer, Biographical dictionary of medallists, New York, 1912, vol. V, p. 230: 1888: La Fermière (51 mill.), edited by Bescher

Comment

Obverse by Roty (identification of author by Laure de Margerie, 19 April 2018).
Reverse traditionally used as an award for agricultural fairs since the Second Empire (1852-1870), unknown author.