University of Pennsylvania Medal for Merit in Architectural Ornament

  • Albert Laessle, University of Pennsylvania Medal for Merit in Architectural Ornament, n.d., silver, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the heirs of Albert Laessle: Mrs. Albertine de Bempt Laessle, Mr. Albert M. Laessle and Mr. Paul Laessle, 1971.119.1

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For the obverse of this medal, Albert Laessle borrowed elements from Egyptian, Assyrian, and Greek carved reliefs to evoke the great historical periods of architecture.

Title
University of Pennsylvania Medal for Merit in Architectural Ornament
Artists
Date
n.d.
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Dimensions
1/4 x 2 x 2 in. (0.5 x 5.2 x 5.2 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of the heirs of Albert Laessle: Mrs. Albertine de Bempt Laessle, Mr. Albert M. Laessle and Mr. Paul Laessle

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Keywords
  • Figure male – elderly – full length
Object Number
1971.119.1
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