- Museum number
Oval ivory portrait medallion; carved profile portrait bust of Samuel Pepys (1633-1703) signed by David le Marchand (1674-1726) below shoulder.
- Production date
- 1700-1705 (circa)
Height: 13.30 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- This impressive portrait of the famous diarist may be posthumous and was possibly worked up from Cavalier's medallion (now in the Clothworkers' Company, London).
- On display (G46/dc12)
- 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
1985 May-Oct, Museum of London, The Quiet Conquest: The Huguenots 1685-1985
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number