John Johansen Portrait Medal (obverse)
1959 Paul Manship Born: St. Paul, Minnesota 1885 Died: New York, New York 1966 bronze 4 in. (10.2 cm) diam. Smithsonian American Art Museum Bequest of Paul Manship 1966.47.118 Not currently on view
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Paul Manship created several medals of artists such as this one showing painter John C. Johansen (1876-1964), who was born in Denmark and studied at the Art Institute of Chicago. Johansen established his reputation as a painter of tonalist and impressionist landscapes.
Occupation - art - painter
Portrait male - Johansen, John C. - head
sculpture - medal
metal - bronze