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Catalog Data

Artist:
Paul Manship, born St. Paul, MN 1885-died New York City 1966  Search this
Medium:
bronze
Dimensions:
3 1/8 in. (8.0 cm) diam.
Type:
Sculpture-Medal
Date:
1919
Luce Center Label:
Paul Manship’s medal commemorates the visit to the United States in 1919 of Dr. Epitacio M. Pessoa, president-elect of Brazil. Dr. Pessoa arrived in New York City, then traveled to Boston and Washington, D.C., in ceremonial appearances meant to solidify relations between Brazil and the United States. On the reverse, a freighter riding the waves symbolizes the raw materials (rubber, oil, and rope fiber) provided to the United States by its trading partner.
Topic:
Allegory\quality\justice  Search this
Allegory\quality\harmony  Search this
Mythology\classical\Concordia  Search this
Object\other\cornucopia  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1965.16.83
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1965.16.83