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Three Wise Men (Nativity reverse)

1960
Designed by Adlai S. Hardin (1901–1989), 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 62

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1989.537

Medium or Technique

Patinated bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Medals

Obv: The three wise men / A.S.H. / ©
Rev: Nativity scene within a creche / YE SHALL FIND THE BABE WRAPPED IN SWADDLING CLOTHES AND LYING IN A MANGER*
Edge: THE SOCIETY OF MEDALISTS 62ND ISSUE - NOV. 1960 ADLAI HARDIN. S.C. / MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE

Provenance

Collection of Katharine Lane Weems; to MFA November 1989.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems