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Artist:
Joseph E. Renier, born Union Hill, NJ 1887-died New York City 1966  Search this
Founder:
Medallic Art Company  Search this
Medium:
bronze
Dimensions:
2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm) diam.
Type:
Sculpture-Medal
Date:
1962
Luce Center Label:
The American Society for Testing and Materials was established in 1898 by engineers and scientists who sought solutions for breaks in rail lines. The work of the society led to the standardization of steel production for railroad construction. Today the society is known as ASTM International. Research has not revealed the meaning of the inscription at the feet of the allegorical figure in Joseph Renier’s design.
Topic:
Figure male\nude  Search this
Figure male\full length  Search this
Landscape\celestial\sun  Search this
Object\other\torch  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Renier
Object number:
1967.93.46
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.93.46