There Will be Other Towers for Thee to Build (obverse); Oak Stump and Saplings (reverse)
Walker Hancock, American, 1901 - 1998
Medallic Art Company
Overall: 2 13/16 × 2 13/16 × 1/4 in. (7.2 × 7.2 × 0.7 cm)
Weight: 177 g (0.4 lb.)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Roger Arvid Anderson Collection - 250th Anniversary Gift, 1769-2019
Place Made: United States, North America
Not on view
obverse: Signed, lower left: C[circled] HANCOCK; inscribed, around top edge: THERE WILL BE OTHER TOWERS; inscribed, lower center: FOR THEE TO / BUILD Stamped, on edge, at top: THE SOCIETY OF MEDALISTS TWENTY SECOND ISSUE 1940-WALKER HANCOCK SCULPTOR; stamped, on edge, at bottom: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE
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. 238.
Acquired by Roger Arvid Anderson, San Francisco, California, date unknown; lent to present collection, 1993; given to present collection, 2016.
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