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Donato A. Cafarelli

1924 Anthony de Francisci Born: Palermo, Italy 1887 Died: New York, New York 1964 cast brass relief 7 1/4 x 4 5/8 in. (18.5 x 11.7 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Mrs. Gilda Slate 1966.110.4 Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 46A, Drawer 10


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This patinated relief shows Donato A. Cafarelli, Anthony de Francisci’s father-in-law. The brass plaque is part of a family series that the sculptor produced between 1920 and 1925. Donato came to the United States with his son, Domenico, about two years before Teresa Cafarelli, de Francisci’s wife, immigrated.

Keywords

Portrait male - Cafarelli, Donato A. - bust

sculpture - relief

metal - brass

cast

relief

About Anthony de Francisci

Born: Palermo, Italy 1887 Died: New York, New York 1964

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