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Art Goddess (Sculptor's Tools reverse)

1954
Designed by Abram Belskie (American (born England), 1907–1989), Struck by Medallic Art Company (1900–1990), Distributed by Society of Medalists (founded in 1930)


Mint: New York, New York, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

SOM Issue 49

Dimensions

Overall: Diam: 7.3 x 0.6 cm (2 7/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1989.526

Medium or Technique

Patinated bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Medals

Obv: A hand holding a sculpting tool over a square and a caliper / THIS ABOVE ALL TO THINE OWN SELF BE TRUE
Rev: Bare-breasted figure of a woman holding a statue of a winged and draped woman with a head of Pegasus behind her and all rising from the clouds with stars in the sky / A © B
Edge: THE SOCIETY OF MEDALISTS - 49TH ISSUE - MAY 1954 / ABRAM BELSKIE, SC. / MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE

Provenance

Collection of Katharine Lane Weems; to MFA November 1989.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems