Born in St. Paul, MN
Saint Paul Institute Medal
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.
5 1/8 inches (diameter)
Bequest of Paul H. Manship
The St. Paul Institute of Art is one of the early incarnations of the Minnesota Museum of American Art, from roughly 1907-1918.
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.