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Texas Medallion Medal (design for obverse)

1935 or 1936 Joseph E. Renier Born: Union Hill, New Jersey 1887 Died: New York, New York 1966 plaster 22 5/8 in. (57.5 cm.) diam. Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Mrs. Joseph Renier 1967.93.35 Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Joseph Renier created this plaster plaque as a design for the Texas Medal (see 1967.93.40). Such plaster plaques preserved the forms and details of original designs through the intermediate steps that led to the final medal.

Keywords

Allegory - place - Texas

Emblem - coat of arms

Figure group - female

Miscellaneous - emblem - American Eagle

Miscellaneous - emblem - Texas Lone Star

sculpture - medal

plaster

About Joseph E. Renier

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

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