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DELAUNE, Etienne

Paris or Orléans, Loiret 1518/1519 - Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin 1583 or 1595?

Henri II (1519-1559), Roi de France 1547 (face), Inscription (revers)

Henri II (1519-1559), King of France 1547 (obverse), Inscription (reverse)

1552

gilt bronze

medal and plaquette

Dimensions (HxWxD): diameter: 2 316 in.

obverse:
around circumference: HENRICVS.II.GALLIARVM REX INVICTISS.PP.
reverse:
center: RESTITVTA REP.SENENSI.LIBERATIS OBSID.MEDIOMAT.PARMA MIRAND.SANDAMI.ET RECEPTO HEDINIO.ORBIS CONSENSV 1552

Acc. No.: 1985.27.1.a, b

Credit Line: Andrew W. Mellon Fund

Photo credit: Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington

© Artist : public domain


Provenance

  • 1984, 31 October, Paris, Hotel Drouot, sale, n. 33
  • 31 May 1985, Purchased by National Gallery of Art, Washington, Andrew W. Mellon Fund

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. 620, repr.

Related works

  • Bronze medal, in the same museum, 1552, 1997.114.7.a, b.
    Bronze, in the same museum, late cast, 1957.14.1137.a, b.
    Silver medal, in the same museum, 1957.14.1136.a, b.