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ANDRIEU, Jean-Bertrand

Bordeaux, Gironde 1761 - Paris 1822

Maker: Monnaie de Paris

Départ de la Grande Armée de Paris / Entrée à Vienne, 1809

Departure of Grand Armée from Paris / Entrance into Vienna, 1809

1809

gilt bronze struck

medal and plaquette

Dimensions (HxWxD): diam. 1 58 in.

obverse:
at top: PORTE ST. MARTIN
in exergue: L'EMPEREUR PART DE PARIS / LE XIII AVRIL / MDCCCIX
signed: ANDRIEU F.; DENON DIR.
reverse:
at top: PORTE DE CARINTHE
in exergue: L'EMPEREUR ENTRE A VIENNE / LE XIII MAI MDCCCIX.
signed: ANDRIEU F.; DENON DIR.

Acc. No.: 85.2.2

Credit Line: Gift of Hon. Levi P. Morton, 1885

Photo credit: www.metmuseum.org, May 2019

© Artist:


Provenance

  • The medals in this collection were struck for the Metropolitan Museum of Art at the Paris Mint at the request of the donor, formerly U.S. Minister to France.
  • 1885, Gift of Hon. Levi P. Morton

Bibliography

  • Museum's website (April 24th, 2019)

Comment

  • The medal is located on 1st line, 2nd from the left.