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MACMONNIES, Frederick William

Brooklyn, New York, 1863 - New York, New York, 1937




Copper electroplate medal

D: 0, 060 m.

Paris, Musée d'Orsay


Averse, above: NIA / GARA


From 1865 to 1900


This medal was commissioned for the Cataract Construction Company of Niagara, New York. A version of this medal was exhibited in 1892 at the Salon de la Société des Artistes Français, Paris, in the "medal and gemstone engraving" section. It was also exhibited at the Exposition Universelle, Paris, 1900.


Roger Marx, Les Médailleurs Modernes à l'Exposition Universelle de 1900, Paris, 1901, pl. 29;

Roger Marx, "The Medallists' Art as Seen at the Paris Exhibition, " The Studio vol. 22, May 1901, p. 227;

L. Forrer, Biographical Dictionary of Medallists, v. III, London 1907, p. 525; v. VIII, London 1930, p. 15; "Contemporary Medallists, " International Medallic Exhibition of the American Numismatic Society, New York City, New York, 1910, n.p.;

Barbara A. Baxter, The Beaux-Arts Medal in America, the American Numismatic Society, New York, 1986 (26 septembre 1986 - 16 avril 1987), p. 56;

Frederick William MacMonnies & Mary Fairchild-MacMonnies, deux artistes américains à Giverny, Musée A.G. Poulain, Vernon, 1988, p. 36, 40, 106-107 (non exposé à l'exposition);

American Relief Sculpture at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Luce Center, 1995, p. ?;

Mary Smart et Adina Gordon, A Flight With Fame: The Life and Art of Frederick MacMonnies (1863-1937) With a Catalogue Raisonné of Sculpture and a Checklist of Paintings by E. Adina Gordon, Madison, Connecticut, Sound View Press, 1996, p. 115-116, 290;