Requires Photography

Five Forms of Life (Wilderness is Preservation reverse)

1967
Designed by Donald Richard Miller (born in 1925), 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 76

Dimensions

Overall: 6.7 x 7 x 0.5 cm (2 5/8 x 2 3/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1989.550

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Medals

Obv: A bird, fish, butterfly, snake, and goat arranged on the surface with pyramidal forms and a point at the center
Rev: Three pine trees before a mountain landscape and the sun / DRM / © / 1967 / IN WILDERNESS IS THE / PERSERVATION / OF THE WORLD / THOREAU
Edge: THE SOCIETY OF MEDALISTS 76TH ISSUE / DONALD MILLER, SC. NOV. 1967 / MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE

Provenance

Collection of Katharine Lane Weems; to MFA November 1989.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems