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James A. Morris

1914 Anthony de Francisci Born: Palermo, Italy 1887 Died: New York, New York 1964 cast bronze relief with green patina 7 x 4 7/8 in. (17.8 x 12.4 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Mrs. Anthony de Francisci 1966.51.66 Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 46A, Drawer 10

Luce Center Label

The inscription “in his fortieth year” suggests that this portrait was a birthday gift for Anthony de Francisci’s friend James A. Morris. De Francisci created many medals and reliefs to commemorate important events and individuals, but he also sculpted many portraits that signal his affection and respect for his colleagues.


Portrait male - Morris, James A. - bust

sculpture - relief

metal - bronze