MB95119 France, large pewter art medal Les Couperin composers & organists by Andre Belot (Belo) 1969


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France, a large pewter art medal Les Couperin by Andre Belot (Belo) 1969. The Couperin were a family of composers 1655-1826. The design of the medal is symbolic of the long dynasty of musicians and composers, and their influence on French music, like the rays of the sun. On the reverse the most famous Couperin are named, including Francois Couperin, Baroque composer, organist and harpsichordist. (1668-1733).  The family members held the post of organist at the Eglise Sainte Genevieve for an astonishing 173 years. CFO 212 22 selection, cast pewter – etain 140mm. limited edition no.4 of 100 CGMP 4.156 Large heavy medal so the composer’s nose is somewhat flattened in the manufacture in soft metal.  Additional shipping costs will be incurred.