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ANDRIEU, Jean-Bertrand

Bordeaux, Gironde 1761 - Paris 1822

Siège de la Bastille / Arrivée du roi à Paris

Siege of the Bastille / Arrival of the King in Paris

1789

bronze

medal and plaquette

Dimensions (HxWxD): D. 3 38; weight: 0,518 lbs

obverse:
inscribed at upper: SIEGE DE LA BASTILLE
inscribed at lower: PRISE PAR LES CITOYENS DE / LA VILLE DE PARIS / [X] [X] [X]
reverse:
inscribed at upper: ARRIVEE DU ROI A PARIS
inscribed at lower: LE 6 OCTOBRE / 1789

Acc. No.: 2001.87.27598

Credit Line: Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001

Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery / http://artgallery.yale.edu

© Artist : public domain


Provenance

  • 2001, Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection

Bibliography

  • Museum's website (accessed June 2017)