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St. Paul Institute Medal (design for obverse)

1916 Paul Manship Born: St. Paul, Minnesota 1885 Died: New York, New York 1966 bronze 2 in. (5.1 cm) diam. Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of the artist 1965.16.61 Not currently on view


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Paul Manship studied at the St. Paul Institute of Arts in Minnesota from 1892 to 1903. This uniface artist’s strike, or sample, represents an earlier design for the obverse that was modified in the final medal (see 1965.16.57).

Keywords

Figure group - female

Object - musical instrument - harp

Religion - angel

sculpture - medal-sample

metal - bronze

relief

About Paul Manship

Born: St. Paul, Minnesota 1885 Died: New York, New York 1966

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