Exhibit#1 Brookgreen Collection
W.Allston/Am.Art Union Medal

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Accession# 1987.003
Artist Wright, Charles Cushing
Collection Art Objects
Date 1847
Description "Washington Allston/American Art Union Medal" by Charles Cushing Wright

Medal/Washington Allston/painting

"The obverse of the medal depicts a bust of painter Washington Allston in profile. The reverse depicts a scene of Fame crowning an artist with laurel and holding another wreath in readiness in her left hand for the sculptor waiting his turn. Fame in flowing robes stands next to a large urn at the top of three steps." (Salmon 277)
Home Location storage (1996)
Material Bronze
Medium Metal/bronze/struck
Object ID S.1987.003
Object Name Medal
Recfrom Johnson & Jensen
Sig Loc obverse
Signed Name [signed]
Sub-category Art
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