- Museum number
Portrait medallion, black basalt (stoneware), oval, moulded with a bust in relief in profile to right of a man, possibly André Dacier; integral moulded frame of laurel leaves.
- Production date
- 1773 (circa)
Length: 6.70 inches
- Curator's comments
- This cast was taken from a mould still in the Wedgwood Museum which was made from Le Marchand's ivory, now in the Royal Collection (no.37078).
Other identifications of this sitter have been Handel and Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux
- 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
No. 78 in the brief catalogue of this exhibition, 'David Le Marchand, An ingenious Man for carving in Ivory" 1674-1726'
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number