French Sculpture Census

photo credit : 2012 Detroit Institute of Arts
artist © : public domain

MOUCHON, Louis-Eugène
Paris 1843 - Montrouge, Hauts-de-Seine 1914

Maker: Monnaie de Paris

Lazare Carnot
Lazare Carnot

1889
bronze

medal and plaquette
diameter: 2 5/8
obverse:
signed below Carnot's right foot: E. MOUCHON
inscribed obverse: 1753 . LAZARE . CARNOT . ORGANISATEVR . DE . LA . VICTOIRE / 1823
reverse:
signed bottom center: E. MOUCHON
inscribed on small rectangular placque in exergue: . SALVS . POPVLE . / SVPREMA . LEX . ESTO

Acc. No. : 22.193
Credit Line : City of Detroit Purchase

Detroit, Michigan, Detroit Institute of Arts

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Provenance

  • 1922, City of Detroit Purchase at the Paris Mint

Bibliography

  • 1907 Monthly Numismatic Circular
    Biographical notices of medallists, Monthly Numismatic Circular, September 1907, 178, column 10074
  • 1923 Detroit Bulletin
    R.P., "French Medals Acquired", Bulletin of the Detroit Institute of Arts, vol. 4, no. 8, 1923, pp. 67-68, p. 67 (ill)