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Marie de'Médicis, Queen Mother of France (b. 1573, r. 1610–42)

Artist:
Medalist: Guillaume Dupré (French, 1579–1640)
Date:
1624
Culture:
French
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Diameter: 2 3/16 in. (5.6 cm)
Classification:
Medals and Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick S. Wait, 1907
Accession Number:
07.247.2
Not on view
Signature: Obverse, below tranche of shoulder: G.DVPRE.F; on tranche of shoulder: 1624

Inscription: Obverse: (in margin, retrograde) MARIA AUG[usta].GALL[iae].ET.NAVAR[rae].REGIN[a] (Marie, auguste Queen of France and Navarre)

Reverse: (in exergue, on shield) LAETA DEVM PARTV (Rejoicing in her progeny of gods)
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick S. Wait (until 1907; to MMA)
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