Royal Academy Prize Medal,
Royal Academy Prize Medal, , silver prize, 1770, by T. Pingo, laureate bust of George III right within border of leaves and pellets, GEORGIUS III D. G. MAGN. BRIT. FR. ET. HIB. REX, rev. a representation of the Torso Belvedere by Cipriani within a beaded circle, STUDY/ R. AC. INSTITUTED/ 1768, edge engraved, To Mr Stephen Francis Rigaud For A Drawing Of An Academy Figure, 1794, 55 mm (BHM 133), contained in original shagreen case. Two edge knocks on the obverse and slightly rubbed on the high points, otherwise nearly extremely fine and extremely rare. £1450.00
The Royal Academy was founded in London in 1768 under the patronage of George III.
Stephen Francis Dutilh Rigaud (1777-1861).Painter. Son of John Francis Rigaud. Admitted to the Royal Academy in 1792.
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