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Louis-Nicolas Bernot de Mouchy, 1764, at the Age of 16

Artist:
Jean-Baptiste Nini (Italian, Urbino 1717–1786 Chaumont-sur-Loire)
Date:
possibly 1764
Culture:
French, Chaumont-sur-Loire
Medium:
Medallion: cast terracotta (terre de Chaumont); frame: gilt wood
Dimensions:
Diameter: 5 in. (12.7 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Miniature
Credit Line:
Gift of James Hazen Hyde, 1949
Accession Number:
49.20.8
Not on view
The identification of this medallion is based on another example of this medallion, which has "Louis-Nicolas Bernot de Mouchy, sousaide major on régiment de Guienne infanterie, agé de seize ans et sept mois en 1764" written on its back.
Signature: Incised on tranche of shoulder: I B NINI F

Inscription: Sticker: Vente G Petit 22 Mai 1928 6,200 fr.
James Hazen Hyde (until 1949; to MMA)
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