Design for medallion

 
Design for medallion
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  • Title :     Design for medallion
  • Artist:     Attilio Motti Artist
  • Accession:     XX1990.3256
  • Country:     Italy
  • Date:     circa 1930
  • Dimensions:     Inches 11-3/4 10-3/8 Dimensions, matted Inches 7-7/8 7-7/8 Dimensions, sheet, Centimeters 29.8 26.4 Dimensions, matted Centimeters 20.0 20.0 Dimensions, sheet
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
  • Collection Theme:     War and Political Propaganda
  • Subject:     War/Military , Figurative , Medal/Medallion/Medallic Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     XX1990.3256.JPG
  • Tags:     War and Political Propaganda~Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
Description:
Watercolor and graphite on paper design drawing for a medallion depicting a nude man with sword standing next to a pedestal; inscribed VEDI QUANTA VIRTU L'HA FATTO DEGNO DI REVERENZA [You See How Much Virtue Has Made Him Worthy of Reverence]; removed from an envelope labeled MEDAGLIA PER MERITI DE GUERRA [Medals for Merits of War].