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Hans Christian Andersen (150th Anniversary reverse)

1955
Designed by Georg Lober (1892–1961), 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 52

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1989.529

Medium or Technique

Patinated bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Medals

Obv: Profile portrait of Hans Christian Anderson / 1805*HANS*CHRISTIAN*ANDERSON*1955 / GEORG LOBER / ©
Rev: A swan floating on water with clouds in the background / ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY / *G.L.*
Edge: THE SOCIETY OF MEDALISTS 52ND ISSUE - NOVEMBER 1955 GEORG LOBER, SC. / MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE

Provenance

Collection of Katharine Lane Weems; to MFA November 1989.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems