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Identification and Creation
Object Number
81.2004
People
Attributed to Louis-Claude Vassé, French (Paris 1716 - 1772 Paris)
Previously attributed to Edme Bouchardon, French (Chaumont-en-Bassigny 1698 - 1762 Paris)
Title
Medal Design, Peace with Olive Branch: PAX VBIQUE VICTRIX
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1763
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/50655
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Red and brown chalk on cream antique laid paper, laid down on cream antique laid paper with blue paper adhered to face
Dimensions
diam. (sight): 21.4 cm (8 7/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: on blue mount, black ink: le 25 may 1763 remis le dessein / a m Roettier le pere.
  • inscription: below image (exergue), red chalk, in artist's hand: GALLORUM ET BRITANNORUM / CONCORDIA / MDCCLXII
  • inscription: around image (legend), red chalk, in artist's hand: PAX VBIQUE VICTRIX
Provenance
Austin Gunnison, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Private Collector, California.
Christie's, Paris, sold to William Robinson, 2004. Sale, March 18, 2004, part of lot 110.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Loan from William W. Robinson and Nancy E. Yocco
Object Number
81.2004
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Winslow Ames, "Bouchardon and Company", Master Drawings (Winter 1975), vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 379-400, no. 54, p. 398, pl. 43a

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