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Medal - Good Service Award, Sydney Society of Artists, New South Wales, Australia, 1943 Reg. No: NU 20760
- Australia New South Wales Sydney
Medal - Society of Artists Good Service Award 1943 (AD)
Awarded to: Kent, H.W.
Other Details: Society of Artists Good Service medal awarded to H. W. Kent in 1943 in 'appreciation of good service for the advancement of Australian art'. The Society of Artists held annual exhibitions at which members could sell their works, published books and catalogues and encouraged the development of Australian art.
- A silver prize medal (51 mm diameter) featuring a personification of Art as a woman standing naked but for drapery over shoulder and head-wear, holding an pallet and paintbrush, by Rayner Hoff. Details of the award are engraved on the edge.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
|Dimensions:||51 mm (Diameter)|
|Weight:||71.01 g (Weight)|
|Tagged with:||art medals|
|Themes this item is part of:||Public Life & Institutions Collection, Rayner George Hoff, Sculptor (1894-1937), Society of Artists, Sydney, New South Wales, W.J. Amor Mint, Medal Maker, New South Wales|
|Series:||Australian Prize Medals|
|Obverse Description:||Personification of Art as a woman standing naked but for drapery over shoulder and head-wear, standing facing left, holding an pallet and paintbrush across field, SOCIETY - OF ARTISTS / SYDNEY AUSTRALIA / G.RAYNER HOFF|
|Reverse Description:||IN / APPRECIATION / OF GOOD SERVICE / FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF / AUSTRALIAN / ART|
|Edge Description:||Engraved: AWARDED TO H.W.KENT. 1943|
|Inscriptions:||Obverse: SOCIETY-OF ARTISTS SYDNEY AUSTRALIA G.RAYNER HOFF
Reverse: IN APPRECIATION OF GOOD SERVICE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF AUSTRALIAN ART
Edge (engraved) : AWARDED TO H.W.KENT. 1943
|Issued By:||Society of Artists, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia|
|Mint:||Amor (Mint), Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1943|
|Artist:||Rayner Hoff, New South Wales, Australia, by 1943|
|Awarded To:||H. Kent, Australia, 1943|