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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), Procession triomphale de la Gloire avec l'Abondance et la Victoire (revers)

Henri II (1519-1559), King of France 1547 (obverse), Triumphal Procession of Fame with Abundance and Victory (reverse)

1552

bronze

medal and plaquette

Dimensions (HxWxD): diam. 2 116; weight: 32.86 gr

obverse:
around circumference: HENRICVS.II.GALLIARVM REX INVICTISS.P P.
reverse:
around circumference: OB RES IN ITAL.GERM.ET GAL.FORTITER AC FOELIC.GESTAS
in exergue: EX VOTO PVB / 1552

Acc. No.: 1997.114.7.a, b

Credit Line: Gift of Lisa and Leonard Baskin

Photo credit: Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington

© Artist : public domain


Provenance

  • Leeds, Massachusetts, Lisa and Leonard Baskin
  • 1997, Gift of Lisa and Leonard 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. 871, repr.

Related works

  • Bronze medal, late cast, in the same museum, 1957.14.1137.a, b.
    Gilt bronze medal, 1552, in the same museum, 1985.27.1.a, b.
    Silver medal, 1957.14.1136.a, b.