Charles A. Platt Portrait Medal

  • Paul Manship, Charles A. Platt Portrait Medal, 1918, bronze, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist, 1965.16.98

Charles Adams Platt (18611933) designed many museum buildings, including the Smithsonian Institution’s Freer Gallery of Art, which was commissioned in 1913 and opened to the public ten years later. Both Platt and Paul Manship, who created this medal, were participants in the famous artists’ colony at Cornish, New Hampshire.

Title
Charles A. Platt Portrait Medal
Artist
Date
1918
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
3 34 in. (9.5 cm) diam.
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of the artist

Mediums
Mediums Description
bronze
Classifications
Keywords
  • Occupation – art – painter
  • Portrait male – Platt, Charles A. – bust
  • Occupation – art – architect
  • Figure male – child – full length
  • Object – art tool – calipers
  • Occupation – art – printmaker
Object Number
1965.16.98
Palette
Linked Open Data
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