French Sculpture Census

photo credit : Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington
artist © : public domain

DANFRIE II, Philippe
c. 1572 - 1604

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

1601
bronze

medal and plaquette
H. (with suspension loop) 3 3/16; H. (without suspension loop) 2 3/8; weight: 79.25 gr
obverse:
around circumference: .HENRICVS.IIII.DG.FRAN.ET.NA.REX.
reverse:
around circumference: .IOVIS.ARMIGER.ALES.
in exergue: .1601.

Acc. No. : 2003.154.8.a, b
Credit Line : Gift of Lisa Unger Baskin

Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, The National Gallery of Art

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Provenance

  • c. 1960-1985, Purchased by Lisa and Leonard Baskin, Leeds, Massachusetts
  • 2003, Gift of Lisa Unger Baskin to the National Gallery of Art, Washington

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, 8 August 2011
  • 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.