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Artist:
Leo Friedlander, born New York City 1888-died White Plains, NY 1966  Search this
Founder:
Medallic Art Company  Search this
Commissioner:
Society of Medallic Arts  Search this
Medium:
bronze
Dimensions:
2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm) diam.
Type:
Sculpture-Medal
Date:
1949
Luce Center Label:
Leo Friedlander’s medal combines a classical theme with the rural genre scenes that were popular in American art throughout the first half of the twentieth century. On the obverse, the musical harmony embodied in the archaic figure holding a lyre parallels the communal harmony of the present day depicted on the reverse.
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Landscape  Search this
Figure female\full length  Search this
Allegory\quality\harmony  Search this
Architecture Exterior\domestic\house  Search this
Object\musical instrument\lyre  Search this
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
Object number:
1972.167.15
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7c2e91b85-857b-4ef7-be8d-9c552425b1fb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1972.167.15