Requires Photography

Pygmalion and Galatea

1982
Designed by Karen Worth (American, born in 1927), Struck by Medallic Art Company (1900–1990)


Object Place: South Carolina, United States; Mint: Danbury, Connecticut, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Brookgreen 10

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1989.572

Medium or Technique

Patinated bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Medals

Obv: Pygmalion stands in front of a nude Galatea on a pedestal with his arms outstretched / PYGMALION AND GALATEA / KAREN WORTH
Rev: Nude figure of Orpheus playing the lyre with birds and animals around him / BROKGREEN GARDENS * SOUTH CAROLINA / © 1981 MACO - BRONZE

Provenance

Collection of Katharine Lane Weems; to MFA November 1989.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems