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DUPRÉ, Augustin

Saint-Etienne, Loire 1748 - Armentières-en-Brie, Seine-et-Marne 1833

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

1784

gold

medal and plaquette

Dimensions (HxWxD): diam. 2.25 x depth 0.125 in.

obverse:
BENJ. FRANKLIN NATUS BOSTON. XVII JAN. MDCCVI
reverse:
ERIPUIT COELO FULMEN SCEPTRUM QUE TYRANNIS / SCULPSIT ET DICAVIT / AUG. DUPRE ANNO / MDCCLXXXIV
signed on bottom of bust: DUPRE. F.
stamped on edge: OR [gold]

Acc. No.: 1920.010.04

Credit Line: Gift of Edward Tuck

Photo credit: ph. courtesy New Hampshire Historical Society

© Artist : public domain


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)