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Marion H. Spielmann

British
1922
Artist Frank Bowcher (English, 1864–1938)


Object Place: Great Britain

Dimensions

Overall: 49 x 34 mm (1 15/16 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.448

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Rectangular medal of Marion H. Spielmann, with convex upper edge.

Obverse: An inset oval with bust of Marion Spielmann looking to proper left, three-quarters turn; inscribed at proper right edge of inset oval “F.BOWCHER.F” and below “MARION·H·SPIELMANN/AUTHOR ART-CRITIC/AETATIS SVAE LXIV”.

Reverse: Inscribed “TO/M.H..SPIELMANN/F.S.A,F.R.S.L.,/IN/GRATEFUL/RECOGNITION OF/HIS JUDGMENT IN/THE/FINE-ARTS/EMINENTLY IN THE/MEDALLIC ART/FROM/FRANK BOWCHER/R.B.S./LONDON/1922”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at proper right edge of inset oval "F.BOWCHER.F" and below "MARION·H·SPIELMANN/AUTHOR ART-CRITIC/AETATIS SVAE LXIV".

Reverse: Inscribed "TO/M.H..SPIELMANN/F.S.A,F.R.S.L.,/IN/GRATEFUL/RECOGNITION OF/HIS JUDGMENT IN/THE/FINE-ARTS/EMINENTLY IN THE/MEDALLIC ART/FROM/FRANK BOWCHER/R.B.S./LONDON/1922".

Provenance

By 1923, Frank Boucher; 1923, gift of Frank Boucher to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1923)

Credit Line

Gift of Frank Boucher