Louis Boucher Desnoyers was a commissioner in the court of Louis XVI (1774-1792).

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  • Title: Louis Boucher Desnoyers
  • Creator: Pierre-Jean David d'Angers (French, 1788-1856)
  • Date Created: 1825
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  • Roles: Artist: Pierre-Jean David d'Angers (French, 1788-1856)
  • Reign: Louis XVI (1774-1792)
  • Provenance: Mrs. Frederick B. Adams [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1954, by gift.
  • Object Type: medallions (medals); portraits
  • Medium: bronze
  • Inscriptions: [Signature] Bottom center: DAVID; [Date] Bottom center: 1825; [Inscription] On circumference: LOUIS BOUCHER DESNOYERS ANCIEN COMMISSAIRE DE MAISON DU ROI
  • Dimensions: H: 3 15/16 x W: 3 1/2 in. (10 x 8.9 cm)
  • Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Frederick B. Adams, 1954
  • Classification: Metal
  • Accession Number: 54.2389