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Glory of God (Great Frigate Bird reverse)

1963
Designed by Joseph A. Coletti (1898–1973), 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 68

Dimensions

Overall: Diam: 7.3 x 0.5 cm (2 7/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1989.542a-b

Medium or Technique

Patinated bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Medals

Obv: Two angels one with arms uplifted and the other playing a horn / THE HEAVENS DECLARE THE GLORY OF GOD / J.A. COLETTI SC. / ©
Rev: A Great Frigate Bird flying across the constellation of Scorpius / AND THE FIRMAMENT SEWETH HIS HANDYWORK
Edge: THE SOCIETY OF MEDALISTS 68TH ISSUE - NOV. 1963 JOSEPH A. COLETTI SC. / © / MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE

Provenance

Collection of Katharine Lane Weems; to MFA November 1989.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems