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Past Exhibition

Beheading of Louis XVI, King of France

Silver medal inscribed DER DOOD VON LUDWIG XVI KONIG VON FRANKREICH [The death of Louis XVI, King of France]

Unknown artist
Beheading of Louis XVI, King of France (1754–1793; r. 1774–92), dated 1793
Lead-tin alloy, cast
Diam.: 1 3/4 in. (4.49 cm)
The Frick Collection; Gift of Stephen K. and Janie Woo Scher, 2016

Cat. 93