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CHAPLAIN, Jules-Clément

Mortagne-au-Perche, Orne 1839 - Paris 1909

Maker: Monnaie de Paris

Inauguration de l'Ecole des Arts industriels de Roubaix, 1890

Opening of the School of Industrial Art in Roubaix, 1890

1890

bronze

medal and plaquette

Dimensions (HxWxD): diameter: 2 58 in.

obverse:
signed along lower left edge: J.C. CHAPLAIN
inscribed in exergue: FERDdDUTERT / ARCHITECTE
reverse:
signed along lower left edge: J.C. CHAPLAIN
inscribed: ECOLE NATIONALE DES ARTS INDUSTRIELS FONDEE PAR LE GOUVERNEMENT DE LA REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE AVEC LE CONCOURS DE LA VILLE DE ROUBAIX INAUGUREE LE 1er OCTOBRE 1890; along left edge: EXEMPLAIRE DE COLLECTION

Acc. No.: 22.195

Credit Line: City of Detroit Purchase

Photo credit: 2012 Detroit Institute of Arts

© Artist:


Provenance

  • 1922, City of Detroit Purchase at the Paris Mint

Bibliography

  • 1904 Revue numismatique
    "Chronique", Revue numismatique, 1904, p. 136
  • 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

  • Two one-sided bronze medals, in the Musée d'Orsay, Paris, MEDOR 196 A et B.