Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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medal
  • Donal Hord
    1902–1966
    born: Prentice, Wisconsin, United States
  • medal, 1950
  • Where object was made: United States
  • bronze
  • Object Diameter: 7.2 cm
    Object Diameter: 2 13/16 in
  • Gift of Dr. Franklin D. Murphy
  • Not on display
  • 1954.0077
Multimedia
Description

Recto: At center there is a nude man kneeling holding an instrument in his left hand and dropping seeds into the ground from his right hand. Man has long hair and is wearing a pouch strapped around his shoulder. Two figures are draped in sashes at TL and TR and hold up a sphere. Text at bottom.

Verso: Image of a nude man suspended in a sphere and is holding up corn in his hands. At bottom is a planted field of corn. Text at bottom.