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The Three Consuls: Napoleon, Cambacérès, Lebrun

Artist:
Medalist: Romain-Vincent Jeuffroy (French, Rouen 1749–1826 Bas-Primay, near Marly)
Date:
1802
Culture:
French
Medium:
Bronze, struck
Dimensions:
Diameter: 2 11/16 in. (6.8 cm)
Classification:
Medals and Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1977
Accession Number:
1977.254.1
Not on view
The medal celebrates the Peace of Amiens (March 17, 1802), after which the three figures on the obverse of the medal, Napoleon, Cambacérès, and Lebrun, became First, Second and Third Consuls, respectively.
Signature: Obverse: (in exergue) JEUFFROY

Inscription: Obverse: (around margin) CAMBACERES SECOND CONSUL. BONAPARTE PREMIER CONSUL. LE BRUN TROISIEME CONSUL.

Reverse: (in field) PAIX INTÉERIÈURE PAIX EXTÉRIÈURE; (in exergue) ARRETÉ DU FLOREAL AN X 20 MAI MDCCCII; (around margin) LE CORPS LEGISLATIF AUX CONSULS DE LA RÉPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE.
[ Michael Hall Fine Arts , New York, until 1977; sold to MMA ]
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