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DUVIVIER, Jean

Liège, Belgium 1689 - Paris 1761

L'Education royale du Dauphin

The Royal Education of the Dauphin

1736

bronze

medal and plaquette

Dimensions (HxWxD): diam. 1 58 in.

obverse:
signed: DUVIVIER.; inscr. in margin: LUD[ovicus].XV.REX.CHRISTIANISS[imus]. (Louis XV the most Christian King)
reverse:
inscr. in margin: AUGENDAE POPULORUM FELICITATI (For the increase of the Peoples' Happiness); in exergue: REGIA DELPHINI INSTITUTIO / MDCCXXXVI. (The Royal Education of the Dauphin, 1736.)

Acc. No.: 07.251.52

Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick S. Wait, 1907

Photo credit: www.metmuseum.org

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Provenance

  • 1907, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick S. Wait

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, March 12, 2014