Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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medal
  • Albert W. Wein
    1915–1991
    born: New York, New York, United States
  • medal, 1951
  • Where object was made: United States
  • bronze
  • Object Diameter: 7.3 cm
    Object Diameter: 2 7/8 in
  • Gift of Dr. Franklin D. Murphy
  • Not on display
  • 1954.0079
Multimedia
Description

Recto: At center is standing muscular male figure (God) creating the heaven with his right hand and creating the Earth and man and woman with his left. At CR there is a sunburst. Text on either side of image.

Verso: Man (God) wears a robe and sits crossed legged. With his left hand to his mouth, he appears to be thinking about his creation. He has a measuring instrument in his right hand. Behind him is a sphere, clouds, and stars. Text surrounds image.