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BRIOT, François


Damblain, Vosges c. 1545 or 1550 - Bourg Vauthier 1616


French or German?

Mars

Mars

c. 1610

bronze

medal and plaquette

Dimensions (HxWxD): diam. 2 58 in.

in the exergue, in raised letters: MARS

Acc. No.: 1986.319.39

Credit Line: The Erich Lederer Collection, Gift of Mrs. Erich Lederer, 1986

Photo credit: www.metmuseum.org, May 13, 2011

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Provenance

  • The Erich Lederer Collection
  • 1986, Gift of Mrs. Erich Lederer

Related works

  • Cast after the central medallion of an elaborately decorated pewter dish attributed to François Briot. Briot's models for medallions and plaquettes, often adapted from engravings by Etienne Delaune, were copied widely in France and Germany during the first half of the 17th century.