Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Giacomo Meyerbeer (1791–1842)

Artist:
Medalist: Pierre Jean David d'Angers (French, Angers 1788–1856 Paris)
Date:
1842, cast before 1885
Culture:
French
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Diameter: 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm)
Classification:
Medals and Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph G. Reinis, 1999
Accession Number:
1999.454.2
Not on view
The German-born Giacomo Meyerbeer (1791–1842) was a composer who was famous as the inventor of grand opera.
Signature: In script, below: David 1842

Inscription: Inscribed in script, left: Giacomo Meyerbeer.
Joseph G. Reinis (until 1999; to MMA)
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