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AUGUSTE, Henri

Paris 1759 - Jamaïca or Port-au-Prince, Haiti 1816

Maker: Monnaie de Paris

Honneurs rendus à Turenne / Translation du corps de Turenne au Temple de Mars, 1800

Honors Accompanying the Reburial of Turenne, 1800

1800

gilt bronze struck

medal and plaquette

Dimensions (HxWxD): diam. 2 in.

obverse:
around circumference: HONNEURS RENDUS A TURENNE PAR LE GOUVERNEMENT
in exergue: SA GLOIRE APPARTIENT / AU PEUPLE FRANÇAIS
signed: H. AUGUSTE.
reverse:
occupying field: TRANSLATION / DU CORPS DE TURENNE / AU TEMPLE DE MARS / PAR LES ORDRES DU PREMIER CONSUL / BONAPARTE / LE 5e JOUR COMPLEMENTAIRE AN 8. / Iere ANNEE DU CONSULAT
spindle-shaped rule: LUCIEN BONAPARTE / MINISTRE DE L'INTERIEUR

Acc. No.: 85.2.57

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 29th, 2019)