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Motherhood

Modelled in 1899; Struck in 1911
Designer Victor David Brenner (American (born in Lithuania), 1871–1924), Manufacturer Joseph K. Davison's Sons (early 20th century)


Mint: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Smedley 87

Dimensions

Overall: Diam: 7 x 0.3 cm (2 3/4 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1989.516

Medium or Technique

Patinated bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Medals

Obv: Seated mother holding baby, part of crib at left / MOTHERHOOD above / signed VD BRENNER below
Rev: Baby angel on cloud trumpeting arrival of the newborn (blank space for name) Edge: CIRCLE OF FRIENDS 1911 / DAVISON, PHILA.

Provenance

Collection of Katharine Lane Weems; to MFA November 1989.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems