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Francis Marion, "The Swamp Fox"

1980
Designed by Granville W. Carter (American, born in 1920), Struck by Medallic Art Company (1900–1990)


Mint: Danbury, Connecticut, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Brookgreen 8

Dimensions

Overall: Diam: 7.6 x 0.6 cm (3 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1989.570

Medium or Technique

Patinated bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Medals

Obv: Francis Marion dressed in military attire and mounted on a horse, sword drawn / FRANCIS MARION / 1732 1795
Rev: A fox carrying a snake in its mouth with cattails behind it / SOUTH CAROLINA / BROOKGREEN / GARDENS / G.W. CARTER / © 1980 / © 1980 MEDALLIC ART CO. - DANBURY, CT. - BRONZE on lower edge

Provenance

Collection of Katharine Lane Weems; to MFA November 1989.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems