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Thomas Gaetano Lo Medico papers, ca. 1939-1980

Lo Medico, Thomas Gaetano, 1904-1985

Designer, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 1.3 Linear feet

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.

Biographical/Historical 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.


Donated 1993 by Leonora L. Lo Medico, widow of Thomas G. Lo Medico.

Language Note

English .

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How to Cite This Collection

Thomas Gaetano Lo Medico papers, ca. 1939-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.