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Creator Role

sculptor sculptor producer issuer

Description

The commemorative medal depicts an image of Gilbert Stuart's, an American painter, proper right profile. The medal's reverse shows Stuart holding a painter's pallet and applying a paintbrush to a canvas. A faded image of George Washington makes up the medal's background.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

1968

Measurement

1 3/4 inches (diameter)

Materials and Techniques Display

bronze

Inscription

obverse: GILBERT STUART / 1755 1828 / LAURA GARDIN FRASER / SCULPTOR reverse: HIS GENIUS RECORDED FOR POSTERITY / THE HALL OF FAME FOR GREAT AMERICANS / AT NEWYORK UNIVERSITY 1968©

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

commemorative medal

Class

coins & medals

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

3154.12

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Gilbert Stuart Commemorative Medal (from Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University Medal Series)

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