Exhibit#1 Brookgreen Collection
The Ecological Cycle

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Accession# 1979.002
Artist Lantz, Michael
Collection Art Objects
Date 1979
Description "The Ecological Cycle" by Michael Lantz; Brookgreen Gardens Medal 79-80; Medal/ecology/food chain/wildlife

obverse: A great blue heron poised on one leg holds a fish on its back. Below, an alligator in the tidal marsh curves its body toward an unsuspecting bullfrog which in turn is about to pounce on a flying insect.
reverse:Depicts the mission of Brookgreen Gardens; collecting preserving and presenting outstanding American sculpture. A mythical winged horse, Pegasus, swoops down from the heavens with a frisky winged colt at its side.
Dimensions W-7.6 cm
Home Location Storage
Makers mark [Medallic Art Co]
Material Bronze
Medium Bronze
Object ID S.1979.002
Object Name Medal
Recfrom Commissioned by the Trustees
Sig Loc Bottom of Reverse
Signed Name Michael Lantz
Sub-category Art
COPYRIGHT INFORMATION ~ When using this image, the credit information should be in the following format: Image courtesy of the Museum.

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