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National Sculpture Society 75th Anniversary Medal

1981
Designed by Thomas LoMedico (American, 1904–1985), and Margaret Grigor (1912–1981), Struck by Medallic Art Company (1900–1990), Distributed by National Sculpture Society (American, founded in 1893)


Mint: Danbury, Connecticut, United States

Dimensions

Overall: Diam: 7 x 0.6 cm (2 3/4 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1989.577

Medium or Technique

Patinated bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Medals

Obv: Woman riding Pegasus and holding a laurel wreath and with a falcon and and owl to either side / NATIONAL SCULPTURE SOCIETY / SEVENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY / 1893 1968
Rev: One hand holding a mallet and chisel and another reaching to receive the tools; behind the hands is a block of stone resting on a base with clouds beyond / TO * FURTHER * THE * SCULPTURAL * HERITAGE * / MG / SOM 1968 NSS
Edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE

Provenance

Collection of Katharine Lane Weems; to MFA November 1989.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems