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BORREL, Alfred

Chevilly-Larue, Val-de-marne 1836 - Chevilly-Larue, Val-de-Marne 1927

Maker: Monnaie de Paris

Victor Hugo

Victor Hugo

1884

bronze

medal and plaquette

Dimensions (HxWxD): diameter: 2 58 in.

obverse:
signed and dated at lower left: A. BORREL / 1884
reverse:
inscribed: NE / A BESANCON / (DOUBS) / LE 26 / FEVRIER / 1802.

Acc. No.: 22.187

Credit Line: City of Detroit Purchase

© Artist : public domain


Provenance

  • 1922, City of Detroit Purchase at the Paris Mint

Bibliography

  • 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)