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433083. FRANCE, temp. Troisième République. 1870-1940. Æ Medal (45x64mm, 94.4 g, 12h). ‘Elegy.’ By Pierre Victor Dautel in Rome. Dated 1904. Bust of a woman left, head raised, eyes closed, wearing head scarf and laurel wreath; • ELEGIE • in exergue; DAVTEL on ground line, ROME/ 1904 behind / Three stone pines (pinus pinea) receding into distance among ruins. Maier 255. EF. A haunting and masterful interpretation in bronze of the reflective poetic elegy. ($165)

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