French Sculpture Census

photo credit : Yale University Art Gallery /
artist © : public domain

DANFRIE II, Philippe
c. 1572 - 1604

Henri IV (1553-1610), Roi de France 1589 / Un aigle à califourchon sur deux canons (L'Artillerie)
Henri IV (1553-1610), King of France 1589 / Eagle Astride Two Cannons (The Artillery)

1601, later strike (?)

D. 1 15/16; weight: 0,123 lbs
around the circumference: HENRICVS IIII DG FRAN ET NA REX
around the circumference: IOVIS ARMIGER ALES [Bird carrying Jupiter's arms]
dated at lower: 1601

Acc. No. : 1928.57
Credit Line : Gift of Edward B. Greene, B.A. 1900

New Haven, Connecticut, Yale University Art Gallery


  • 1928, Gift of Edward B. Greene, B.A. 1900


  • Museum's website (accessed May 2017)
  • 1885 Inventaire
    Inventaire général des richesses d'art de la France, Province, Monuments civils, t. III, Paris, 1885 : Musées d'Angers, p. 277
  • 2007 Pollard
    John Graham Pollard, Renaissance Medals. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue, 2 vols, Washington, 2007, vol. 2, n. 872, repr. (copy at National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.)

Related Works

Other copy at National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., acc. no. 2003.154.8.a, b.


Identification of artist by Laure de Margerie, 17 May 2018.