Leo, from the Zodiac Series

  • Paul Manship, Leo, from the Zodiac Series, 1946, bronze, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of George and Susan Gurney in memory of Aly and Bruce Moore, 2011.38.2

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Paul Manship created twelve zodiac medals in 1946, one for each astrological sign. Leo displays the attribute of the lion, depicted pictorially and as a symbol. The medals in the Zodiac series are known as deep dishes or ashtray medals, a rare form highly sought after by collectors.

Title
Leo, from the Zodiac Series
Artist
Date
1946
Location
Dimensions
6 in. (15.3 cm) diam.
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of George and Susan Gurney in memory of Aly and Bruce Moore

Mediums
Mediums Description
bronze
Classifications
Object Number
2011.38.2
Palette
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