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Drug Industry Annual NWDA Award (Diana Award) (design for obverse)

1963 Joseph E. Renier Born: Union Hill, New Jersey 1887 Died: New York, New York 1966 Medallic Art Company (Founder) bronze 3 in. (7.7 cm) diam. Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Mrs. Joseph Renier 1967.93.61 Not currently on view


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Created in 1959, the National Wholesale Druggist Association (NWDA) Diana Award recognizes pharmaceutical product manufacturers. In Joseph Renier’s medal design the stylized figure of Diana carries a bow that symbolizes her role as the goddess of the hunt.

Keywords

Allegory - arts and sciences - medicine

Figure female - full length

Mythology - classical - Diana

Object - weapon - bow and arrow

sculpture - medal

metal - bronze

relief

About Joseph E. Renier

Born: Union Hill, New Jersey 1887 Died: New York, New York 1966

About Medallic Art Company

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