'Theatre', medal

'Theatre', medal

'Theatre'
Medal (obverse view)
Maurice Delannoy (1885-1972)
France (Paris)
1930
Bronze, struck
Museum no. A.23-1978
Given by Mrs J. Hull Grundy

Delannoy presents the genius of Theatre as a Neo-classical head surmounted by a winged figure of Love, the principal inspiration behind all theatre. He is flanked by female personifications of historic drama, lyric drama, dance, tragedy and comedy.

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