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MARTINY, Philippe or Philip

Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin 1858 - New York City, New York, United States 1927

Augustus Saint-Gaudens (1848-1907), designer, and Martiny, modeler.

George Washington, Père de la Patrie, 1789

George Washington, Pater Patriae, MDCCLXXXIX

1889

bronze

medal and plaquette

Dimensions (HxWxD): diam. 4 38 x depth 18 in.

inscribed : PATER PATRIAE / MDCCLXXXIX
signed under bust: PHILIP MARTINY MODELER DESIGN AND COPYRIGHT BY AVGVSTVS SAINT GAVDENS

Acc. No.: 1894.8

Credit Line: Gift of Washington Memorial Arch Committee through H. S. Marquand

Photo credit: ph. Wikimedia/Daderot

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Provenance

  • 1894, Gift of Washington Memorial Arch Committee through H. S. Marquand

Bibliography

  • Museum's website (August 12, 2019)

Related works

  • Other copy at Art Institute Chicago, see General Catalogue of Objects in the Museum, August 1901, p. 128-129: medal designed and copyrighted by A. Saint-Gaudens and modeled by Philip Martiny.