Frank N. Cardullo Medallion
Theodore Cotillo Barbarossa (American, 1906–1992)
Object Place: Belmont, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
Legacy dimension: D: 5/16"; Dia: 2 1/2"
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Bronze. Obverse: Profile portrait bust of Frank C. Cardullo, who faces the left, with the inscription in raised block capital letters: FRANK N CARDULLO RESTAURATEUR PHILANTHROPIST. The artist signature, “BARBAROSSA S.C.” is inscribed just above the subject’s rear profile. Reverse: A lidded beer stein with the date “1986” has a laurel branch behind it. Two banners above and below the stein have in raised Gothic letters: “Wursthaus,” and “Gutes Essen.” The initials: “TCB” are inscribed below the stein. Lower edge: c MEDALLIC ART CO. - DANBURY, CT. - BRONZE.
Gift of the Barbarossa family in memory of Theodore C. and Sally Newhall Barbarossa