Mary Frances Holter Medal

  • Paul Manship, Mary Frances Holter Medal, 1919, bronze, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist, 1965.16.53

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Paul Manship’s work includes numerous portraits of individuals about whom little is known. Research has not revealed the purpose of this medal, but the inscription dedicates the 1919 medal to Mary Frances Holter, shown on the obverse as a young girl. A Mary Frances Holter Vicario graduated from Sarah Lawrence College in 1934 and established the Helen Lynd and Henry Ladd Scholarship Fund in honor of two Sarah Lawrence faculty members.

Title
Mary Frances Holter Medal
Artist
Date
1919
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm) diam.
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of the artist

Mediums
Mediums Description
bronze
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait female – Holter, Mary Frances
Object Number
1965.16.53
Palette
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