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

Descriptive Summary

Repository
American Numismatic Society
Extent
1 folder
Language
English
Abstract
Photographs and letters relating to sculptor Domenico Facci's Homage to Israel medals which were based on Salvador Dalí’s sketches.

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


Creator

Name
Facci, Domenico, 1916-1994
Abstract
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.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection open to all researchers.

Preferred Citation

Domenico Facci letters and sketch photographs for Homage to Israel medals, 1973-1975, Archives, American Numismatic Society.

Restrictions

Copyright restrictions may apply. Permission to publish or reproduce must be secured from the American Numismatic Society.

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.

Scope and Content Note

Thirty-one 8x10 photographs of 13 sketches produced by Salvador Dali 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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