Hail to Dionysus (obverse); Satyrs (reverse)

Paul Manship, American, 1885 - 1966

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1930

Bronze medal

Overall: 2 7/8 × 2 7/8 × 3/8 in. (7.3 × 7.3 × 0.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Roger Arvid Anderson Collection - 250th Anniversary Gift, 1769-2019

2016.64.76

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Medal

Classification

Sculpture

Not on view

Inscription

obverse: Inscribed, around edge: HAIL TO DIONYSUS WHO FIRST DISCOVERED / THE MAGIC OF THE GRAPE reverse: Signed, bottom center: C[circled] / .P.MANSHIP 1930. Stamped, on edge, at top: THE SOCIETY OF MEDALISTS SECOND ISSUE; stamped, on edge, at bottom: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE

Publication History

Roger Arvid Anderson, The Roger Arvid Anderson Collection, Medals, Medallions, Plaquettes and Small Reliefs, Paintings, Sculpture, Works on Paper and Textiles, San Francisco: Roger Arvid Anderson (published privately), design by David L. Wilson, 2015, p. 240-241.

Provenance

Acquired by Roger Arvid Anderson, San Francisco, California, date unknown; lent to present collection, 1993; given to present collection, 2016.

Catalogue Raisonne

Marqusee, No. 256

Old Number

EL.S.993.19.107

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