God the Creator (Creating Heaven and Earth reverse)
Mint: New York, New York, United States
SOM Issue 43
Overall: Diam: 7.3 x 0.6 cm (2 7/8 x 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obv: Standing nude figure of God creating two spheres with one hand and holding down a male and female figure with the other / IN THE BEGINNING GOD CREATED THE HEAVEN AND THE EARTH
Rev: Robed figure of God sitting cross-legged with one hand on his chin and the other holding a compass / AND GOD SAW EVERYTHING THAT HE HAD MADE AND BEHOLD IT WAS VERY GOOD
Edge: THE SOCIETY OF MEDALISTS - 43RD ISSUE - 1951 - ALBERT WEIN, SCULPTOR / MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE
Collection of Katharine Lane Weems; to MFA November 1989.
Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems
Reproduced with permission.