Artist Guillaume Dupré, French, 1576-1643
Title
  • Henri IV and Marie de Medici
Date 1603
Medium Bronze cast and gilt
Dimensions Overall: 1/4 × 2 11/16 inches (0.6 × 6.8 cm)
Mount: 3 1/16 × 2 11/16 × 1 13/16 inches (7.8 × 6.8 × 4.6 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, European Sculpture and Decorative Arts General Fund, with funds from Elizabeth Wilson in honor of the Visiting Committee for European Sculpture and Decorative Arts
Accession Number 1990.36
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View European: 17th Century French, Level 2 (see map)
Signed Signed, on front: G.DVPRE.F
Inscriptions Inscribed, on front: HENR.IIIIR.CHRIST.MARIA.AVGVSTA. 1603 F.DVPRE.F.
Inscribed, on rear: .PROPAGO.IMPERI.
(A.G. Agnew);
1990-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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Jones, M. Guillaume Dupré, The Medal Special Issue. 1986, p. 25, no. 9 (fig. 8).

Jones, M. A Catalogue of French Medals in the British Museum, II, 1600-1672. London, 1988, pp. 59-61, no. 15.

Darr, A.P., P. Barnet, A. Boström, C. Avery, et al. Catalogue of Italian Sculpture in the Detroit Institute of Arts. London, 2002, II, cat. 205.