French Sculpture Census

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PILLET, Charles
Paris 1869 - ? 1960

Verdun On ne passe pas MCMXVI [1916] / A la gloire des héros de Verdun MCMXVI [1916]
Verdun On ne passe pas MCMXVI [1916] / A la gloire des héros de Verdun MCMXVI [1916]

1916
bronze

medal
D. 2 11/16; weight : 0,346 lbs
obverse:
inscribed a lower right: VERDUN / ON NE PASSE PAS / MCMXVI
signed at right: CH. PILLET
reverse:
inscribed at upper in three distinct medals: GENERAL PETAIN / GENERAL NIVELLE / GENERAL DE CURIERES DE CASTELNAU
inscribed in the center: A / LA GLOIRE / DES HEROS DE / VERDUN / MCMXVI
signed at lower right: CP

Acc. No. : 2001.87.27502
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)

Comment

Identification of artist by Lara Cavallo, intern from Ecole du Louvre, May 2017.