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Domenico Facci papers, 1914-1995, bulk 1950-1984

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Creator:
Facci, Domenico Aurelio, 1916-1994
Subject:
American Society of Contemporary Artists (New York, N.Y.)
Artists Equity Association
Audubon Artists
National Sculpture Society (U.S.)
United States.Dept. of the Treasury
Olympic Games
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
1.2 linear feet
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:
The Domenico Facci papers are dated 1914 to 1995, with the bulk fallling betwen the years 1950 and 1984. They 1.2 linear feet and consist of biographical material, correspondence, artwork relating to sculpture projects, print material, and photographs. Among the well-documented aspects of Facci's professional career are: his leadership rolses in several arts organizations based in New York City, including Audubon Artists, National Sculpture Society, and Artists Equity Association; his work on the Unitend States Treasury's 1988 Olympic Games commemorative coin competition, Brooklyn Bridge 100th Anniversary reliefs, Endangered Species Medal, and Neptune Fountain at Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, Va.
Biographical material consists of artist's statements; marriage, academic, and military service records; awards; and membership cards and certificates. Correspondence consists mainly of incoming letters related to Facci's activities with arts organizations, among them Audubon Artists, American Society of Contemporary Artists, the Village Art Center, Artists Equity Association, the National Sculpture Society, and Nippon Museum.
Artwork includes two sketchbooks - one for the 1988 Olympic Games commemorative coin competition, and another concerning the Endangered Species Medal. Also found are anatomical study drawings, blueprint plans for the Neptune Fountain project, and miscellaneous sketches.
Printed materials are newspaper clippings, newsletters, exhibition catalogs, programs, press releases and announcements, and brochures. The bulk of this series is comprised of exhibition catalogs from the Audubon Artists, Painters and Sculptors Society of New Jersey, National Arts Club, and National Sculpture Society.
Photographs are of Facci and his work, including completed pieces, the artist at work in his studio and presenting sculpture demonstrations.
Citation:
Domenico Facci papers, 1914-1995, bulk 1950-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Domenico Facci (1916-1994) was a sculptor and medalist in New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
Donated 2009 and 2010 by Deborah Friedman, Facci's friend and neighbor.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Artists' studios
Awards
Blueprints
Medalists
Photographs
Sculptors
Sketchbooks
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15773
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)287736
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Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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