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ROGAT, Emile

Mauperthuis, Seine-et-Marne 1799 - Paris 1852

BORREL, Maurice

Montataire, Oise 1804 - Chevilly, Loiret 1882

Obverse by Emile ROGAT, reverse by Maurice BORREL.

George Washington, Thadeus Kosciusko et le Marquis de Lafayette

George Washington, Thadeus Kosciusko, and Marquis de Lafayette

1834

bronze

medal and plaquette

Dimensions (HxWxD): diam. 2 x depth 0.15 in.

obverse:
around perimeter: TO THE HERO'S OF LIBERTY THE FRIENDS OF THE PEOPLE'S INDEPENDENCE.
engraver's name at bottom: ROGAT
reverse:
GEORGE WASHINGTON BORN THE 22D FEBY 1732, AT BRIDGE-CREECK / DIED THE 14TH DECEMBER 1799, AT MONT-VERNON / THADEUS KOSCIUSKO / BORN THE 12TH FEBY 1746, AT MERUZOWSZEZYZNA / DIED THE 16TH OCTR 1817, AT SOLEURE / LAFAYETTE M.J.P.R.Y. GILBERT DUMOTTIER / BORN THE 6TH SEPTEMBER 1757, AT CHAVINIAC / DIED THE 20TH MAY 1834, / IN PARIS / CERCLE BRITANNIQUE / RUE NEUVE ST. AUGUSTIN NO. 55 A PARIS.
signed: BORREL
on edge:
stamped: CUIVRE

Acc. No.: 1975.599.09

Credit Line: New Hampshire Historical Society Collection

Photo credit: ph. courtesy New Hampshire Historical Society

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Provenance

  • Museums' website (accessed May 29, 2019):
  • Issued by the Cercle Britannique, a library in Paris, after the death of Lafayette in 1834

Bibliography

  • Museum's website (accessed May 29, 2019)

Related works

  • Other copy at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, acc. no. 83.2.1, gift of William H. Huntington, 1883.