Larger Type
Smaller Type

Search Collections

Suydam Medal, National Academy of Design School

struck 1870, cast 1910 Anthony C. Paquet Born: Hamburg, Germany 1814 Died: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1882 bronze 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm) diam. Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Mrs. Dahlov Ipcar and Mr. Tessim Zorach 1968.154.175 Not currently on view


Luce Center Label

Anthony C. Paquet designed the James Augustus Suydam Medal, which was first presented to a student of the National Academy of Design in 1871. The Suydam medal is given annually by the academy for achievements in life drawing and painting, and its recipients include Marsden Hartley and Maurice Golubov.

Keywords

Occupation - art - designer

Portrait male - Suydam, James - bust

sculpture - medal

metal - bronze

About Anthony C. Paquet

Born: Hamburg, Germany 1814 Died: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1882