Requires Photography

American Art Union Medal, Gilbert Stuart

1848
Designed by Salathiel Ellis (American, 1806–about 1870), Engraved by Charles Cushing Wright (American, 1796–1857)


Object Place: United States

Accession Number

1981.129

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Medals

Vermeule: “Obv: Bust of Gilbert Stuart to the left. GILBERT STUART, Below, C C WRIGHT F. / ELLIS DEL.Rev: Fame crowns a painter and a sculptor. She stands on a three-stepped podium and leans her left arm on a large shield on an urn. She holds two extra wreaths on her left arm. they advance onto the first step, holding the tools of their trades in their hands. AMERICAN ART-UNION / date 1848 on the first step. DUGGAN DEL and engraved in script C C WRIGHT below the date.

Credit Line

Gift of Clifford S. Ackley