Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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medal
  • John Angel
    1881–1960
    born: Newton Abbot, Devon, England, United Kingdom ; active: United Kingdom, United States
  • medal, 1956
  • Where object was made: United States
  • Object Diameter: 7 cm
    Object Diameter: 2 3/4 in
  • Museum purchase through The Kansas University Endowment Association
  • Not on display
  • 1956.0023
Multimedia
Description

Recto: Image of woman (Mary) at left kneeling, wearing draping material with hands crossed at the chest. At CR there is a winged female figure with hads raised. She wears a dress, sash, and her hair is flowing upward.

Verso: Image of nude man standing and holding his hand out to the nude woman kneeling (Adam and Eve depicting The Fall). In background there is a tree with fruit and visibile roots at BC. There is a snake at CR. Text at right and left.