French Sculpture Census

photo credit : Yale University Art Gallery / http://artgallery.yale.edu
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 (?)
bronze

medal
D. 1 15/16; weight: 0,123 lbs
obverse:
around the circumference: HENRICVS IIII DG FRAN ET NA REX
reverse:
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

artgallery.yale.edu

Provenance

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

Bibliography

  • 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.

Comment

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