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Clown with Horn (Music and Drama reverse)

1958
Designed by Jean de Marco (1898–1990), 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 58

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1989.534

Medium or Technique

Patinated bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Medals

Obv: A seated clown playing a horn
Rev: Comedy and Tragedy masks with a lyre / MUSIC / DRAMA / J. de MARCO ©
Edge: THE SOCIETY OF MEDALISTS 58TH ISSUE - NOVEMBER 1958 JEAN DE MARCO, SC. / MEDALLIC ART COL. N.Y. BRONZE

Provenance

Collection of Katharine Lane Weems; to MFA November 1989.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems