John Salterini

  • Anthony de Francisci, John Salterini, 1936, copper electrotype, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Gilda Slate, 1966.110.38

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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.

Title
John Salterini
Artist
Date
1936
On View
Dimensions
4 in. (10.3 cm) diam.
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Mrs. Gilda Slate

Mediums
Mediums Description
copper electrotype
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – Salterini, John – bust
Object Number
1966.110.38
Palette
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