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Christ and the Multitude (Pagan Joys reverse)

1972
Designed by Sten Jacobsson (American (born in Sweden), born in 1899), 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 85

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1989.560

Medium or Technique

Bronze with a greenish patina

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Medals

Obv: A geometrically constructed figure of Christ with a multitude of rectangular boxes and dots behind him
Rev: Five figures in simple outline dance and play alongside gull-like birds in flight / S.J. © / 1972
Edge: THE SOCIETY OF MEDALISTS 85TH ISSUE - MAY 1972 STEN JACOBSSON, SC. © / MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE

Provenance

Collection of Katharine Lane Weems; to MFA November 1989.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems