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Plaque Medal: The Breeze (verso), ca 1910

  • silver (metal)
  • 61.5 x 80.7 mm
  • Inv. 1911-U-2

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This art medal, designed by the French medallist Jean-Paul Aubé, was presented at the Salon de la Medaille during the World Fair in Brussels in 1910. The obverse, which is presented separately (see 1911-U-1), allegorically depicts a breeze in the form of a naked figure descending from the clouds to blow sailboats forward. On the right in the distance is a lighthouse, on the left the sun is setting. At the bottom of the cut-off, the title "La Brise" appears. The reverse, which depicts a sailing boat on a turbulent sea, was presented separately.

Artist

Jean-Paul Aubé Wikidata RKD
Longuy 1837 - Capbreton 1916
medalistsAAT

Title Plaque Medal: The Breeze (verso)
Date ca 1910
Period 20th century
Location France TGN
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings monogram and inscription on the reverse: A en G ANDRÉE S.Y. Y.C.F.
Collection medals AAT
Object type art medal
plaques (flat objects) AAT
Inventory number 1911-U-2
Permalink https://mskgent.be/collection/work/data/1911-U-2
IIIF Manifest https://imagehub.mskgent.be/iiif/3/8266/manifest.json
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300189808 figures (representations) AAT
300055865 symbolism (artistic concept) AAT
25H landscapes Iconclass
Keywords Iconclass 25H2 landscapes with waters, waterscapes, seascapes (in the temperate zone) Iconclass
25H23 sea (seascape) Iconclass
25H2322 sea Iconclass
26C winds Iconclass
46C23 boat propelled by man or animal Iconclass
46C24 sailing-ship, sailing-boat Iconclass
School / Style realism (artistic form of expression) AAT
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. - Brussel : Imprimerie A. Lesigne, 1910 (p. 89, nr. 146 kader II (3/4))
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