Portrait profile medal Emperor Napoleon I bronze Jeuffroy nineteenth frame

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Medal framed in bronze representing the profile portrait of the Emperor Napoleon I, signed Jeuffroy*, in a gilded bronze frame, from the First Empire period at the beginning of the 19th century.

This profile is in good condition. Signed and dated 180? under the bust.

A note: tiny shocks and scratches on the bronze, wear of time, see photos.

* Romain-Vincent Jeuffroy (1749-1826)

is a French fine stone engraver and medalist. After Jacques Guay had stopped working, the Comte d'Angiviller attempted to revive fine stone engraving. He decides, by his promises, Romain-Vincent Jeuffroy to deliver it, but he does not keep his commitments. So he went to Rome, then to Naples where he spent ten years during which he produced many works, either intaglio or in relief, several of which are kept in Paris in the Department of Coins, Medals and Antiques of the Library. national of France. Back in Paris, he engraved a few portraits which ensured his reputation, but lacking work, he accepted the proposals of the King of Poland Stanislas II and went to settle in Warsaw in 1790. After his return to Paris, Jeuffroy was appointed member of the Institute in 1803. Among his portraits, we cite those of the King of Poland, Prince Lubomirski, Julie Clary, Queen Consort of Naples. Director of La Monnaie, he competed in the year XI for the design of the 5-franc coin. Romain-Vincent Jeuffroy was named Chevalier of the Legion of Honor in 1819.

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  • Diamètre cadre 9,5 cm / médaille 6 cm