Requires Photography

The Ecological Cycle

1979
Designed by Michael Lantz (American, 1908–1988), Struck by Medallic Art Company (1900–1990)


Mint: Danbury, Connecticut, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Brookgreen 7

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1989.569

Medium or Technique

Patinated bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Medals

Obv: The food chain; a blue heron holds a fish in its bill and stands above an alligator that is approching a bullfrog which is about to eat an insect / BROOKGREEN GARDENS
Rev: Pegasus and a winged colt flying through the heavens with stars, shooting stars and planets / Michael Lantz [in script] / 1979 / SC.© / © 1979 MEDALLIC ART CO. - DANBURY, CT. - BRONZE

Provenance

Collection of Katharine Lane Weems; to MFA November 1989.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems