Widener Gold Medal

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The George D. Widener Memorial Gold Medal was an award for sculpture established in 1912 by the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

The award recognizes the "most meritorious work of Sculpture modeled by an American citizen and shown in the Annual Exhibition".[1] Widener was a businessman and director of the Academy who died on the RMS Titanic.

Recipients of the Academy's Widener Gold Medal have included:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Catalogue of the annual exhibition, Volume 112 By Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
  2. ^ Catalogue of the annual exhibition, Volume 112 By Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
  3. ^ Sculpture of Brookgreen Gardens By Robin R. Salmon
  4. ^ The American Catholic who's who, Volume 7 By Georgina Pell Curtis, Benedict Elder
  5. ^ Ebony Magazine, June 1964, page 113