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Thomas Gaetano Lo Medico papers, ca. 1939-1980

Creator:
Lo Medico, Thomas Gaetano, 1904-1985
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
1.3 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Correspondence with William Zorach, Margaret French Cresson, Theodore Barbarossa, the Medallic Art Company, the American Numismatic Society, and others; files concerning commemorative medals designed and sculpted by Lo Medico including various medals issued by the International Fraternal Commemorative Society; files concerning sculpture competitions for a bas-relief portrait of Charles W. Goodyear, sculpture at The National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., and other projects; sketches for medals and sculpture; financial records including bills for professional services such as modeling and casting in plaster; photographs of Lo Medico and works of art; exhibition catalogs and other printed material.
Citation:
Thomas Gaetano Lo Medico papers, ca. 1939-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Sculptor; New York, N.Y.; d. 1985; Lo Medico studied at the Beaux Arts Institute of Design in New York. He is best known for his architectural sculpture for federal, public and private buildings throughout the United States and as a designer of medals.
Provenance:
Donated 1993 by Leonora L. Lo Medico, widow of Thomas G. Lo Medico.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Medalists
Medals
Photographs
Sculptors
Sculpture, American
Sculpture, Modern
Sketches
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6502
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215713
AAA_collcode_lomethom
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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