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Medals

Reference:5998 Brussels International Exhbition of Fine Arts, 1897

A winged female figure, diaphanously draped, holding a wreath and sounding a trumpet. Below, a vignette containing a city landscape and engraved on a plaque above: ORCHARDSON, WILLIAM-QUILLER, R.A.

Reverse: plain.

By Philippe Wolfers.

Silver. 81 x 70 mm. (weight of 330 grammes).

Condition: Extremely Fine

Notes:

John William Waterhouse (6 April 1849 – 10 February 1917) was an English painter known for working in the painterly version of the Academic style.

References:

This plaque was exhibited at the British Musuem, Art of the Medal exhbition, in 1979; see the eponymous catalogue by Mark Jones, page 137, plate 366.,