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Races of Man (No Man Is an Island reverse)

1955
Designed by Malvina Hoffman (American, 1885 - 1966), 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 51

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1989.528

Medium or Technique

Patinated bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Medals

Obv: Profiles of four different races around a Greek cross and compass / PROCLAIMING LIBERTY EVERY ONE TO HIS BROTHER
Rev: Map of the world / NO MAN IS AN ISLAND ENTIRE OF ITSELF * EVERY MAN IS A PIECE OF THE CONTINENT / JOHN DONNE 1575–1631 / © M.H.
Edge: THE SOCIETYOF MEDALISTS 51ST ISSUE - MAY 1955 MALVINA HOFFMAN, SC. / MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE

Provenance

Collection of Katharine Lane Weems; to MFA November 1989.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems