The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Louis XIV, King of France
  • François Bertinet (active between: 1664 - 1706)
  • Louis XIV, King of France
  • France
  • c. 1687
  • Medallion
  • Bronze and gold
  • Diameter: 15.2 cm
  • Signature: 'Bertinet Sculp٠cu' privilegio' Bertinet sculpted this with permission
    Inscription: 'BENEDICTVS/DNVS DEVS MEVS/ QVI PRAECINXIT/ ME VIRTVTE AD/ BELLVM ٠ 1687' encircled with wreath of laurels and palms Be blessed the Lord my God who girt me with virtue on the way to war
  • S380
  • Smoking Room
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • First recorded at Hertford House in 1890