French Sculpture Census

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ROTY, Louis Oscar
Paris 1846 - Paris 1911

In labore quies / Roty à ses amis
In labore quies (Woman reading beneath tree) / Roty to his Friends

1890
bronze

plaquette
weight: 0,116 lbs
obverse:
inscribed at lower: IN LABORE QVIES
signed at right: O. ROTY
reverse:
inscribed at right: DEDIE A MES CHERS AMIS / POUR L'ANNIVERSAIRE / D'UN BEAU JOUR DONT LE / SOUVENIR DURERA EN MOI / COMME MON AFFECTION / POUR EUX TOUTE MA VIE / 3 DECEMBRE
signed at lower right: O. ROTY / 1890

Acc. No. : 2001.87.27744
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 June 2017)
  • 1907 Forrer
    Leonard Forrer, Biographical dictionary of medallists, New York, 1912, vol. V, p. 232: 1890: J. Roty to his Friends (plaquette, 50 x 58 mill.); p. 243: 1890: O. Roty to his Friends (plaquette, 100 x 106 mill.)