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Portrait of Ann Rainey

Portrait of Ann Rainey
Title
Portrait of Ann Rainey
Date 
1927
Dimensions 
frame: 12 1/2 in. ( 31.8 cm ) Overall: 8 1/2 in. ( 21.6 cm )
Description 
Bas relief: Plaster roundel bas relief in gilt frame, signed and dated "Paul Manship 1927"
Credit Line 
Gift of Janis Conner and Joel Rosenkranz
Object Number 
2002.78
Marks 
inscription: "Paul Manship 1927"
Gallery Label 
Ann Rainey was the niece of Grace Rainey Rogers, Manship's patron who commissioned the Paul J. Rainey Memorial Gateway at the Bronx Zoo and for whom the Metropolitan Museum's auditorium is named. This is one of several portrait medallions Manship created in 1927. Ann Rainey married Matthias Plum, Jr. in 1932.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group