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Frank Stella, Plaque for the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1970

Frank Stella
$1,000.00
Current Stock: 1

Description

Frank Stella

Plaque for the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1970

17 Color enamel on rhodium plated bronze plaque (incised signature and museum logo)
 
3 × 3 × 3/10 inches
 
Incised signature on the side, along with the copyright logo of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
 
Accompanied by original acrylic display
 
Rare vintage limited edition 17 color enamel on rhodium-plated bronze plaque, designed by Frank Stella in 1969 exclusively for the Metropolitan to commemorate its Centennial Anniversary at the turn of the decade 1970 - Nixon era! The back of the plaque has the incised text "The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1870 1970." The design marks the special occasion of the 1870-1970 MET Centennial. The medal was designed in a colorful 17 color rainbow pattern symbolizing the letter "M". The verso has the following engraving: "The Metropolitan 1870 1970 Museum of Art". The bottom rim has the following Incised signature along with the copyright logo of the Metropolitan Museum of Art: "F. Stella" ©MMA". Incised signature on the side, along with the copyright logo for the Metropolitan Museum.

Measurements

Height:   3.00
Width:   3.00
Depth:   0.30