Mary Frances Holter Medal
1919 Paul Manship Born: St. Paul, Minnesota 1885 Died: New York, New York 1966 bronze 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm) diam. Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of the artist 1965.16.53 Not currently on view
Luce Center Label
Paul Manship’s work includes numerous portraits of individuals about whom little is known. Research has not revealed the purpose of this medal, but the inscription dedicates the 1919 medal to Mary Frances Holter, shown on the obverse as a young girl. A Mary Frances Holter Vicario graduated from Sarah Lawrence College in 1934 and established the Helen Lynd and Henry Ladd Scholarship Fund in honor of two Sarah Lawrence faculty members.
Portrait female - Holter, Mary Frances
sculpture - medal
metal - bronze