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BOURGEOIS, Maximilien

Paris 1839 - Paris 1901

Maker: Monnaie de Paris

Aux artistes français

To French Artists

c. 1891

bronze

medal and plaquette

Dimensions (HxWxD): diameter: 2 78 in.

obverse:
signed in exergue: MAX BOURGEOIS
inscribed on the front of the platform which supports them: GOUJON . PIERRE LESCOT . POUSSIN (separated by stars); around then edge: G.DVPRE . PUGET . DAVID DANGERS . BARYE . JEAN PESNE . AVDRAN . HENRIQVEL DVPONT . CLOVET . EVGENE DELACROIX . INGRES . WARIN . MANSART . J.COVSIN . PHILIBERT DELORME .
reverse:
initialed at lower left: MB
inscribed top left: ARTIBVS, top right: PATRIAE

Acc. No.: 22.192

Credit Line: City of Detroit Purchase

Photo credit: 2012 Detroit Institute of Arts

© 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)

Related works

  • Another one-sided copy (obverse only), in the Musée d'Orsay, Paris, MEDOR 111.