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John Salterini

1936 Anthony de Francisci Born: Palermo, Italy 1887 Died: New York, New York 1964 copper electrotype 4 in. (10.3 cm) diam. Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Mrs. Gilda Slate 1966.110.38 Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 46A, Drawer 8


Luce Center Label

John Salterini (died 1952) was an Italian immigrant and partner in Salterini & Gallo, a company that produced articles in wrought iron. Salterini formed his own company in 1934 after Salterini & Gallo disbanded. Anthony de Francisci’s uniface artist’s strike, or sample, represents the obverse of the true medal.

Keywords

Portrait male - Salterini, John - bust

sculpture - medal

metal - copper

cast

relief

About Anthony de Francisci

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

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