The Eagle Takes Flight: Another Point of View for the Dollar's Reverse

Description (Brief)
Each drawing makes a change. In this variation of the proposed reverse image for a United States dollar coin, an eagle perched on a rock with its wings spread, holding an olive branch in its beak. The eagle appears to burst through the rays of the sun in the background.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1965-1990
artist
Gasparro, Frank
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
graphite (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 26.6 cm x 20.4 cm; 10 1/2 in x 8 1/16 in
overall image: 20.5 cm; 8 1/16 in
ID Number
2009.0005.059
accession number
2009.0005
catalog number
2009.0005.059
Credit Line
Christina Gasparro Hansen
subject
Art - Currency
See more items in
Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
Art of Gasparro
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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