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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2001.173.13
People
Edward Thomason, British, English (1769 - 1849)
Title
Standing Male Nude, from the Elgin Marbles; reverse: Royal Seal of George IV
Classification
Medals and Medallions
Work Type
medal
Date
1820
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/143310
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Technique
Relief
Dimensions
4.8 cm diam. x 0.4 cm depth (1 7/8 x 3/16 in.)
51.47 g
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: cast at lower edge: THOMASON DIREXIT
  • inscription: reverse: THE ELGIN MARBLES DEDICATED BY PERMISSION TO HIS MAJESTY GEORGE IV
  • inscription: above image: CUPID
Provenance
Corina and David Silich-von Schulthess, St. Moritz, Switzerland, Gift to the Harvard University Art Museums, 2001.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Corina and David Silich-von Schulthess in memory of Dr. Leo Mildenberg
Accession Year
2001
Object Number
2001.173.13
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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