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Spicer-Simpson: PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT.

SKU: 16611-12T $95.00
Undated (1935), U.S.A. PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT. By Theodore Spicer-Simpson, struck by the Paris Mint. Uniface bronze 68mm. Obv: Bust of President Roosevelt facing right.  Cat. Gen. vol. 3 367/E. $90. ---------- Theodore Spicer-Simpson was of English background born at Le Havre in 1871. He studied in England, Germany and at l’École Nationale Supèrieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris. He worked as a sculptor, painter and medallist. Spicer-Simpson travelled extensively and lived for a time in America. He is noted in particular for his cast portrait medallions, taken from life. He died in 1960
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