St. Paul Institute Medal

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Artist

Paul Manship
1885-1966
Born in St. Paul, MN

Title

Saint Paul Institute Medal

Date

1916

Description

Paul Manship created this medallion for the St. Paul Institute of Art in 1916. On the front of the medal are the words "St. Paul Institute," and an image of a woman with a bare torso holding a harp in her left hand and a statue of a winged Victory in her right. On the back, the legendary horse Pegasus stands atop the sun while laurel leaves frame the lower circumference of the medal.

Medium

Bronze

Dimension

5 1/8 inches (diameter)

Credit Line

Bequest of Paul H. Manship

Object ID

66.14.233

Notes

The St. Paul Institute of Art is one of the early incarnations of the Minnesota Museum of American Art, from roughly 1907-1918.

Publications

Larkin, John M.D. "Preface." In Our Treasures: Highlights from the Minnesota Museum of American Art, edited by Kristin Makholm, 4-5. St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Museum of American Art, 2011.

Rights Statement

In Copyright