- Museum number
Cast steel medal, portrait medallion of Sir Richard Steele (1672-1729), oval - no reverse.
- Production date
- 1715 (circa)
Height: 70.000 millimetres
Width: 54.000 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Artist unknown, perhaps after David Le Marchand.
The unusual material is a pun on the sitter's name. The incisive, deeply-modelled profile and style of the drapery suggest that it may have been cast from a model by Le Marchand.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1996-1997 2 Oct-5 Jan, Leeds, City Art Gallery, David le Marchand 1674-1726 An Ingenious Man for carving in Ivory
1996 23 May-15 Sep, London, British Museum, David le Marchand 1674-1726 An Ingenious Man for carving in Ivory
1996 7 Mar-6 May, Edinburgh, National Gallery of Scotland, David le Marchand 1674-1726 An Ingenious Man for carving in Ivory
- Coins and Medals
- Registration number
- C&M catalogue number
MB2 (Medallic Illustrations 2) (492) (35) (B)