Lot Archive


№ 239


31 May 1995

Hammer Price:

France, 1925. France (WWI). Hartmanns WiLLERKOPF WAR MEMORIAL, cast Æ medal by A.Lavrillier, 72mm. (See Cat. "30ans de la Médaille Francaise", Exhib. Paris 1947, p.18, No. 6). Very fine to extremely fine (£60-80)

This lot was sold as part of a special collection, A Collection of Art Medals.

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Monument (by Bourdelle, sculptor and R.Dannis, architect) erected on the site of fierce fighting in WWI.
Emile Antoine Bourdelle (1861-1929) worked with Rodin. See P.K (Bronzes du XIXe) pp.121-136.
Andre Lavrillier (1885-1958) worked with Chaplain and Bourdelle. Grand Prix de Rome 1914.