Satyr Tending a Fire, Electricite de France et Gaz de France (obverse); Electrical Towers and Lines (reverse)

Henri Dropsy, French, 1885 - 1969

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about 1928

Bronze medal

Overall: 2 3/16 × 2 3/16 × 3/16 in. (5.5 × 5.5 × 0.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Roger Arvid Anderson Collection - 250th Anniversary Gift, 1769-2019

2016.64.69

Geography

Place Made: France, Europe

Period

20th century

Object Name

Sculpture: Medal

Research Area

Sculpture

Not on view

Inscriptions

Obverse: Signed, lower right: H.DROPSY; inscribed, bottom center: .ELECTRICITE.DE. / .FRANCE.ET.GAZ. / .DE.FRANCE. Reverse: Inscribed, bottom center: MME P. CLEMENT / .25 ANNEES. / DE SERVICE Stamped, on edge: BRONZE

Publication History

Roger Arvid Anderson, The Roger Arvid Anderson Collection, Medals, Medallions, Plaquettes and Small Reliefs, Paintings, Sculpture, Works on Paper and Textiles, San Francisco: Roger Arvid Anderson (published privately), design by David L. Wilson, 2015, p. 228.

Provenance

Acquired by Roger Arvid Anderson, San Francisco, California, date unknown; lent to present collection, 1993; given to present collection, 2016.

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