Requires Photography

The Allston Family

1983
Designed by Adlai S. Hardin (1901–1989), Struck by Medallic Art Company (1900–1990)


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

Catalogue Raisonné

Brookgreen 11

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1989.573a-b

Medium or Technique

Patinated bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Medals

Obv: William Allston and his wife Rachel strolling on the grounds of Brookgreen Plantation in front of their house and some trees / 1739 WILLIAM ALLSTON 1781 / PLANTATION OWNER / BROOKGREEN GARDENS / SOUTH CAROLINA
Rev: Washington Allston, son of William and Rachel, sitting before an easel with a pallette and brushes 1779 WASHINGTON ALLSTON 1843 / DISTINGUISHED PAINTER / ADLAI S. HARDIN / © 1981 MACO BRONZE

Provenance

Collection of Katharine Lane Weems; to MFA November 1989.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems