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Louis XIII, King of France (b. 1601, r. 1610–43)

Artist:
Medalist: Guillaume Dupré (French, 1579–1640)
Date:
1620 and 1623
Culture:
French
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Diam. 2 3/8 in. (60 mm.)
Classification:
Medals and Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Bequest of Gwynne M. Andrews, 1931
Accession Number:
31.33.22
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 532
Signature: (below tranche of shoulder on obverse) G.DVPRE; (engraved on tranche of shoulder) 1623; (below tranche of shoulder on reverse) G.DVPRE F 1620

Inscription: Obverse: (in margin) LVDOVIC[us].XIII.D[ei].G[ratia].FRANCOR[um].ET.NAVARAE.REX. (Louis XIII, by the grace of God, King of the French and of Navarre); reverse: (in margin) ANNA.AVGVS[ta].GALLIAE ET NAVARAE REGINA (Anne, august Queen of France and of Navarre)
Gwynne M. Andrews (until 1931; bequeathed to MMA)
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