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The National Arts Club Medal of Honor

1961
Designed by K G or G K, Struck by Medallic Art Company (1900–1990)


Mint: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Overall: Diam: 6.4 x 0.3 cm (2 1/2 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1989.612

Medium or Technique

Gilt Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Medals

Obv: Classical head of a woman holding a miniature ruin with an artist’s palette and brushes, a mallet and chisel, a lamp and an ionic column around its edges / MEDAL OF HONOR
Rev: A banderole with an olive branch behind it / THE / NATIONAL / ARTS / CLUB / on banderole, SCULPTURE EXHIBITION / KATHARINE WEEMS / 1961 / (KG or GK in monogram)
Edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y.

Provenance

Awarded to Katharine Lane Weems in 1961; to MFA November 1989.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems