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PILLET, Charles

Paris 1869 - ? 1960

Identification of artis by Laure de Margerie, May 2019.

Verdun On ne passe pas MCMXVI [1916] / A la gloire des héros de Verdun MCMXVI [1916]

Verdun On ne passe pas MCMXVI [1916] / A la gloire des héros de Verdun MCMXVI [1916]

1916

bronze

medal and plaquette

Dimensions (HxWxD): diam. 2.7 x depth 0.125 in.

obverse:
symbolic figures in relief, including eagle with sword, with words: VERDUN / ON NE PASSE PAS / MCMXVI
reverse:
relief portraits of three French generals, laurel wreath, and words: A / LA GLOIRE / DES HEROS DE / VERDUN / MCMXVI
stamped on edge:
BRONZE

Acc. No.: 1920.010.02

Credit Line: Gift of Edward Tuck

Photo credit: ph. courtesy New Hampshire Historical Society


Provenance

  • Collected by Edward Tuck (1842-1938)when he was living in Paris
  • 1920, Gift of Edward Tuck

Bibliography

  • Museum's website (accessed May 28, 2019)