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Medal - The Royal Academy of Arts Prize Medal

The Royal Academy of Arts Prize Medal

  • Object:

    Medal

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1920 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Brock, Thomas Sir, born 1847 - died 1922 (medallist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Museum number:

    A.140-1978

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This bronze medal depicting the portrait of George V was issued as a Royal Academy of Arts Prize Medal and is made by Sir Thomas Brock, in ca. 1920. It was awarded according to the inscription on the rim to Alice Adrienne Nash for a painting of a figure from the life.

Physical description

Obverse: George V head to left. Inscription.
Reverse: Classical carved torso on plinth with Parthenon in background. Inscription.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1920 (made)

Artist/maker

Brock, Thomas Sir, born 1847 - died 1922 (medallist)

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Marks and inscriptions

'GEORGIVS V D:G:REX ET IMP:PATRONVS.' [signed] 'T. BROCK. R.A.'
obverse

'STUDY THE ROYAL ACADEMY OF ARTS INSTITVTED MDCCLXVIII'
reverse

'ALICE ADRIENNE NASH, FOR A PAINTING OF A FIGURE FROM THE LIFE. DEC. 9. 1911'
on rim

Dimensions

Diameter: 5.5 cm

Object history note

Given by Professor J. Hull Grundy and Mrs. Ann Hull Grundy, in 1978.

Descriptive line

Medal, bronze, The Royal Academy of Arts Prize Medal, by Sir Thomas Brock, English, ca. 1920

Materials

Bronze

Subjects depicted

Torso; Plinth

Categories

Coins & Medals; Portraits; Royalty; Sculpture

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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