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.
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
IN / APPRECIATION / OF GOOD SERVICE / FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF / AUSTRALIAN / ART
Engraved: AWARDED TO H.W.KENT. 1943
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15/3/1976
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
Type of item
71.01 g (Weight)