Charity (#1)

  • Paul Manship, Charity (#1), 1955, bronze on marble and wood base, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist, 1965.16.18

Luce Center Label

Paul Manship created small relief medallions representing Patriotism, Justice, Fortitude, and Charity for his sculpture Abraham Lincoln the Hoosier Youth. These were placed around the base of the finished statue and were what Manship considered to be “some of the major qualities which Lincoln possessed.”

Title
Charity (#1)
Artist
Date
1955
On View
Dimensions
15 1/8 x 12 1/2 x 6 in. (38.3 x 31.7 x 15.1 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of the artist

Mediums
Mediums Description
bronze on marble and wood base
Classifications
Keywords
  • Allegory – quality – charity
  • Figure group – female and child
  • Study – sculpture model
Object Number
1965.16.18
Palette
Linked Open Data
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