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John Flaxman RA, Design for a Royal Academy medal or insignia with three figures representing the arts

Design for a Royal Academy medal or insignia with three figures representing the arts, ca. 1819

John Flaxman RA (1755 - 1826)

RA Collection: Art

This design for a Royal Academy of Arts medal features three figures representing the arts of painting, sculpture and architecture. It probably relates to Flaxman's commission in 1819 to design a medal commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Royal Academy of Arts.

Object details

Title
Design for a Royal Academy medal or insignia with three figures representing the arts
Artist/designer
John Flaxman RA (1755 - 1826)
Date
ca. 1819
Object type
Drawing
Medium
Pencil, pen and ink on light beige wove paper
Dimensions

182 mm x 133 mm

Collection
Royal Academy of Arts
Object number
03/2969
Acquisition
Given by Mrs. Augusta Thackeray 21 June 1865
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