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Adam and Eve (Annunciation of the Virgin reverse)

1956
Designed by John Angel (1881–1960), 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 53

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1989.530

Medium or Technique

Patinated bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Medals

Obv: Adam and Eve with the tree and serpent / THE WOMAN TEMPTED ME AND I DID EAT
Rev: The Annunciation / BLESSED ART THOU AMONG WOMEN / ET VERBVM CARO FACTVM EST / JOHN © ANGEL 56.
Edge: THE SOCIETY OF MEDALISTS 53RD ISSUE - MAY 1956 JOHN ANGEL, SC. / MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE

Provenance

Collection of Katharine Lane Weems; to MFA November 1989.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems