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Medal of a Child's Head, 1892 - ca. 1902

  • founding (metal or glass working), bronze
  • 50.2 mm
  • Inv. 1911-DR

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This work by French medallist Emile-Séraphin Vernier was first shown at the Salon de la Medaille during the 1910 World Fair in Brussels. The catalogue mentions that the little boy with the long curly hair is called Maurice P.


Emile-Séraphin Vernier VIAF
Paris 1852 - Paris 1927

Title Medal of a Child's Head
Date 1892 - ca. 1902
Period 19th century
Medium and support founding (metal or glass working) AAT
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings signatures (names): VERNIER
Collection medals AAT
Object type art medal
Inventory number 1911-DR
Acquisition credit gift
Société Gantoise des Amis de la Médaille
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300189808 figures (representations) AAT
Keywords Iconclass 31D112 child Iconclass
31D11221 boy (child between toddler and youth) Iconclass
31D120 Youth, Adolescence, 'Iuventus'; 'Adolescenza', 'Gioventu' (Ripa) Iconclass
61B111 anonymous historical person portrayed alone Iconclass
61B2 historical persons Iconclass
Exposition Internationale de Bruxelles en 1910 : Salon international de la médaille contemporaine... : Groupe II: Beaux-Arts ; Classe 9B: Gravure en médailles (Bruxelles, Palais du Cinquantenaire, 01.05 - 15.11.1910) ; Catalogue / Victor Tourneur. - Bruxelles : Imprimerie A. Lesigne, 1910 (p. 118, nr. 190)
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