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Frank N. Cardullo Medallion

1986
Theodore Cotillo Barbarossa (American, 1906–1992)


Object Place: Belmont, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: D: 5/16"; Dia: 2 1/2"

Accession Number

1993.641

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Medals

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.

Credit Line

Gift of the Barbarossa family in memory of Theodore C. and Sally Newhall Barbarossa