American Numismatic Society
American Numismatic Society

One of twelve medals sculpted by Domenico Facci in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of Israel, 1973

Domenico Facci letters and sketch photographs for Homage to Israel medals, 1973-1975
1 folder

Biographical note
Domenico Facci was a sculptor, medalist, and painter as well as a teacher at Roerich Academy of Art in New York City. He was born in Hooversville, Pennsylvania, in 1916 and died in 1994.

Thirty-one 8x10 photographs of 13 sketches produced by Salvador Dalí as designs for Homage to Israel medals commemorating the 25th anniversary of the State of Israel in 1973. The photographs were used by sculptor Domenico Facci to produce the bas reliefs for the medals. Also includes three letters and a bill pertaining to Facci’s work and a promotional booklet.

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