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OUDINÉ, Eugène-André

Paris 1810 - Paris 1887

L'Architecture tenant des statues personnifiant la Structure, la Forme et la Couleur (Médaille pour la Société centrale des architectes) (face), Inscription (revers)

Architecture Holding Statues of Personifications of Structure, Form, and Color (Medal for the Société centrale des architectes) (obverse), Inscription (reverse)

designed 1843, awarded 1911

bronze

medal and plaquette

Dimensions (HxWxD): 2 78 in.

obverse:
in exergue: .LE.BEAUX.LE.VRAI.L'UTILE. / .E.A.OUDINÉ.SCULP. / .CONSTANT DUFEUX.ARCH.
on the throne, in Greek letters: Kappa, Alpha, Lambda, Omicron, Kappa, Alpha, Gamma, Alpha, Theta, Omega, Sigma
reverse:
around circumference facing outward: *SOCIETE.CENTRALE.DES.ARCHITECTES*
around circumference: FONDEE.LE.27.MAI.1843
across the field: .E. / .JACQUEMIN. / .ADMIS. / .LE.20.MARS. / .1911.

Acc. No.: 2005.111.1.a, b

Credit Line: Gift of David and Constance Yates in memory of Dr. Frank Trapp

Photo credit: Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington

© Artist:


Provenance

  • New York, David and Constance Yates
  • 2005, Gift of David and Constance Yates to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, in memory of Dr. Frank Trapp

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, 15 August 2011