Gilbert Stuart Medal

Object Number: 
INV.4641
Date: 
1848
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at right: "C.C.WRIGHT" Inscription: obverse, at lower center of field: "S.ELLIS DEL." Inscription: reverse, on second step, at center: "DUGGAN DEL." Inscription: reverse, in exergue: "C.C.Wright"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing nude bust of Stuart facing left with legend: "GILBERT STUART." Reverse depicts female figure presenting laure wreath to artist with sculptor awaiting his turn; legend: "AMERICAN ART-UNION."; date below "1848", all within beaded border.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Isabella Vaché Cox
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group