This is a list of works of Lombardi compiled from various sources. I currently do not put this online in a processable manner since I have not yet decided on the best metadata format. I currently keep only the metadata displayed below. I am really hesitant to link to thumbnails of photos. If you have pointers to more sources to include in this list, please leave me a message. Also please note that this is far from being a sound catalogue raisonné.

The quality control, normalization and duplicate elimination is quite difficult.

  • Data seems to be available in a quite regular manner. However, it is not very rich. Aside the four columns shown here, not much more was available. Sometimes, an auction price is mentioned, sometimes provenance data appears.
  • Simple data like the dimensions of a work come in various slightly different notations:
    • 11 x 14″ (27.9 x 35.6 cm) – dimensions in two units
    • 8 1/2 in x 11 in – different notation for inch, no cm measures
    • 63 x 82 7/8 in. (160 x 210.3 cm) – dot after the in abbreviation
    • 51 x 110 inches (54.75 x 112.5 inches framed) – addional dimension with frame
    • 27,6 x 35,6 cm (10,9 x 14 in) – different order of units and usage of , instead of .
  • The dimensions come as a pair width x height so they have to be extracted.
  • More complex data like the title is not normalized. “BNL…” and “Banca Nazionale del Lavoro” can be suspected to be the same, but the “Untitled” works are different ones which can be told from the images at the original source.
  • OCR is not perfect, “BNL, Reagan, Bush, & Thatcher” was recognized as “BNL, Reagan, Bush, L% Thatcher” and “60 5/8 X 75 in” as “60 518 X 75 in”.

We use some specialized scripts to normalize data as much as possible. These scripts are handcrafted to the patterns found and might not be very portable to be applied to other sources. We managed to extract the width and height in a form that is close to be processable. Just to scare the reader, the small script is shown after the table. It is written in the language perl which is well-known to be unreadable…

With 63 entries the list is far from being complete. One could infer that there exists a 2nd version of “World Finance Corporation” since we list here versions 1 to 8 but not 2.

Title Created Media Size Width Height Starts Ends
Astra - Bmarc - Unwin, London c. 1983-90, 'dealers in military pyrotechnics' 2000 Pencil on notebook paper 9 x 12 in 9 12 1983 1990
Banca Nazionale del Lavoro, Reagan, Bush, Thatcher and the arming of Iraq 1990 graphite on paper 24,1 x 53,9 in 24,1 53,9
Banca Nazionale del Lavoro, Reagan, Bush, Thatcher and the Arming of Iraq... 1995 Graphite/paper 23 5/8 x 53 1/6 in 23 5/8 53 1/6
Banca Nazionale del Lavoro, Reagan, Bush, Thatcher, and the Arming of Iraq, 1979-90 (4th Version) 1998 "Colored pencil and graphite on paper" "50 x 120 in" 50 120 1979 1990
BCCI-ICIC & FAB, 1972-91 (4th Version) "1995-2000" "Colored pencil and graphite on paper" "52 x 138 in" 52 138 1972 1991
BCCI-ICIC-FAB c. 1972-91 (Second Version) 1995-96 "Ink on Paper" "18 x 26 in" 18 26 1972 1991
Bill Clinton, the Lippo Group, and Jackson Stephens of Little Rock, Arkansas (5th Version) 1999 "Colored pencil and graphite on paper" "61 1/4 x 80 1/2 in" 61 1/4 80 1/2
BNL, Reagan, Bush, Thatcher and the Arming of Iraq, Ca. 1983-91 (1 st Version) 1995 "Graphite on paper" "17 3/4 x 35 3/8 in" 17 3/4 35 3/8 1983 1991
BNL, Reagan, Bush, Thatcher and the Arming of Iraq c. 1979-90, 2nd version 1995 graphite on paper 9,9 x 27,5 in 9,9 27,5 1979 1990
Casino Resort Development in the Bahamas c. 1955-89 (fourth version) 1995 "graphite on paper" "24 x 53 in" 24 53 1955 1989
Charles Keating, ACC, and Lincoln Savings & Loan, Phoenix AZ-lrvine CA, Ca. 1979-90 (6th Version) 1998 "Colored pencil and graphite on paper" 59 7/8 x 93 in 59 7/8 93 1979 1990
Charles Keating, ACC, and Lincoln Savings c. 1978-90 (5th Version) 1995 Pencil and colored pencil on paper 28 1/4 x 44 in 28 1/4 44 1978 1990
Chicago Outfit and Satellite Regimes, ca. 1931-83 1998 "Graphite on paper" "48 '18 x 96 5/8 in" 48 '18 96 5/8 1931 1983
First National Bank of Maryland & Assoc. Traders, c. 1982-6 "Graphite on Paper" "19 x 24 in" 19 24 1982 1986
First Penn Bank, SRC and Armscor of South Africa c. 1972-80,2nd Version 1998 "Graphite on Paper" "19 x 26 in" 19 26 1972 1980
First United CB Fin 1994 Ballpoint pen and felt-tip pen on notebook paper 11 x 14 in 11 14
Flushing Fed San Marino-FCA-American S&L-Bass Group 1994 Ballpoint pen and pencil on notebook paper 11 x 14 in 11 14
Frank Nugan, Michael Hand, and Nugan Hand Ltd. of Sydney, Australia, Ca. 1972-80 (8th Version) 1998 "Colored pencil and graphite on paper" "55 '14 x 128 '14 in" 55 '14 128 '14 1972 1980
Freeport 1994 Ballpoint pen and pencil on notebook paper 11 x 14 in 11 14
George Bush and Palmer National Bank of Washington, D.C., Ca. 1983-86 (5th Version) 1999 Colored pencil and graphite on paper 51 x 70 in 51 70 1983 1986
George Francorero, Bk of Bloomfield and State Bk of Chatham, New Jersey c. 1973-6 (1st Version) 1997 "Graphite on Paper (signed on face)" "18 x 43 in" 18 43 1973 1976
George W. Bush, Harken Energy, and Jackson Stevens c. 1979-90, (5th version) 1999 "Graphite on paper" "20 x 44 in" 20 44 1979 1990
George W.Bush Harken Energy and Jackson Stephens c. 1979 - 91 4th version 1998 graphite on paper 18,5 x 43 in 18,5 43
Gerry Bull, Space Research Corporation and Armscor of Pretoria, South Africa, c. 1972-80 (5th Version) 1999 Pencil and colored pencil on paper 58 1/2 x 71 3/4 in 58 1/2 71 3/4 1972 1980
Global International Airways and Indian Springs State Bank, Kansas City, ca. 1977-83 1999 Graphite on paper 4 1/3 x 5 1/2 in 4 1/3 5 ½ 1977 1983
Global lnternational Airways and Indian Springs State Bank, Kansas City, Ca. 1977-83 (4th Version) 1999 "Graphite on paper" "32 x 43 in" 32 43 1977 1983
Hans Kopp, Trans K-B and Shakarchi Trading AG of Zurich, Ca. 1981-89 (3rd Version) 1999 Graphite on paper 25 '14 x 30 in 25 '14 30 1981 1989
Hernandez Cartaya 1994 Ballpoint pen and pencil on notebook paper 11 x 14 in 11 14
Indian Springs Global (2nd Version) "graphite on paper" "10.25 x 28 in" 10.25 28
Industries Carlos Cardoen of Santiago, Chile c. 1982-90 (2nd Version) 2000 Pencil on paper 18 x 24 in 18 24 1982 1990
Inner Sanctum: The Pope and His Bankers Michele Sindona and Roberto Calvi, ca. 1959-82 (5th Version) 1998 colored pencil and graphite on paper 56 1/2 x 126 1/4 in 56 1/2 126 1/4 1959 1982
International Systems and Control, Houston, 1972-77 (2nd version) 1997 Graphite on paper 24 x 54 in 24 54 1972 1977
IOS to mid 1970 1994 Ballpoint pen on notebook paper 11 x 14 in 11 14
Joe Russo & associates 2000 pencil on paper 8,5 x 11 in 8,5 11
Lincoln Silverado 1994 a: Ballpoint pen and pencil on notebook paper;b: Ballpoint pen on notebook paper 11 x 14 in 11 14
Lockheed 1994 Ballpoint pen on notebook paper 11 x 14 in 11 14
Meyer Lansky's Financial Network, Ca. 1960-78 (4th Version) 1996 "Graphite on paper" "30 3/4 x 40 3/4 in" 30 3/4 40 3/4 1960 1978
Meyer's Financial Network Circa 1960-1975 1995 pencil on paper 10 x 28 in 10 28 1960 1975
Nugan Hand Bank Sydney Australia (Version 2)
Nugan Hand Bank Sydney Australia c. 1973-80 (5th Version) 1995 "Graphite on Paper" "45 x 89 in" 45 89 1973 1980
Nugan Hand Bank Sydney, Australia c. 1974-80 1995 graphite on paper 34,25 x 46,88 in 34,25 46,88 1974 1980
Nugan Hand LTD, Sydney Australia 1972-80 (6th Version) 1996 "Graphite and Colored Pencil on Paper" "51 x 110 in" 51 110 1972 1980
Oliver North, Lake Resources of Panama, and the Iran-Contra Operation, ca. 1984-86 (4th Version) 1999 "Colored pencil and graphite on paper" "63 x 82 7/8 in" 63 82 7/8 1984 1986
Pat Robertson, Beurt Servaas, and the UPI Takeover Battle, ca. 1985-91 2000 "Colored pencil and graphite on paper" "27 3/4 x 57 5/8 in" 27 3/4 57 5/8 1985 1991
Phil Schwab, CB Financial and Eureka Federal Savings c. 1981-6 1997 Pencil on notebook paper 11 x 14 in 11 14 1981 1986
Raul & Carlos Salinas 1999 graphite on paper 9 x 12 in 9 12
Roberto Calvi, Banco Ambrosiano, Michele Sindona and the Vatican Bank aka IOR (2nd version) 1996 Graphite on paper 22 x 30 in 22 30
Ron Rewald & Bishop Baldwin Rewald Dillingham & Wong of Honolulu c. 1978-83 (3rd version) 1999 Graphite on paper 18 x 24 in 18 24 1978 1983
Trafalgar House Comentation - Armscor and the Malaysia Dam Project c. 1980-95 London - Johannesburg - Kuala Lumpur 2000 Pencil on notebook paper 9 x 12 in 9 12 1980 1995
Untitled 1994 Felt-tip pen on notebook paper 11 x 14 in 11 14
Untitled 1994 Pencil on notebook paper 11 x 14 in 11 14
Untitled 1994 Pencil on notebook paper 11 x 14 in 11 14
Untitled c. 1996/1997 Pencil on notebook paper 11 x 14 in 11 14
Untitled (All parties-bcci, nugan hand, et. al.) 1997 Graphite/paper 10 7/8 x 14 in 10 7/8 14
Untitled Chicago Outfit Study (Tommy Lucchese) "Graphite on Paper" "14 x 80 in" 14 80
US Corporate Interlock (Banks, Oil, and Aircraft) c. 1971-81 1999 "Graphite on Paper" "18 x 24 in" 18 24 1971 1981
World Finance Corp.-Guillermo Hernandez Cartaya (Miami FL) (1 St Version) 1994 "Colored pencil and graphite on paper" "17 3/4 x 35 3/8 in" 17 3/4 35 3/8
World Finance Corp., Miami FL, Ca. 1970-79 (3rd Version) 1997 "Graphite on paper" "25 3/4 x 52 3/8 in" 25 3/4 52 3/8 1970 1979
World Finance Corporation and Associates, Ca. 1970-84: Miami, Ajman, and Bogota-Caracas (Brigada 2506: Cuban Anti-Castro Bay of Pigs Veteran) (7th Version) "1999" "Colored pencil and graphite on paper" "69 '18 x 84 in" 69 '18 84 1970 1984
World Finance Corporation Miami and Nugan Hand ltd. of Sydney, Australia, c. 1972-80 (8th version) 1997 "Graphite on paper" "24 x 54 in" 24 54 1972 1980
World Finance Corporation, Miami, ca. 1971-79 (5th Version) 1999 "Colored pencil and graphite on paper" "54 '12 x 114 '14 in" 54 '12 114 '14 1971 1979
World Finance Corporation, Miami, Florida, Ca. 1970-79 (6th Version) 1999 "Colored pencil and graphite on paper" "35 '12 x 46 '14 in" 35 '12 46 '14 1970 1979
World Finance Corporation, Miami. 1970-79 (4th Version) 1997 "Graphite on paper" "29 5/8 x 59 '18 in" 29 5/8 59 '18 1970 1979

Here is the perl-script that calculates the last two columns from the string found in the “dimensions” column:

#!/usr/bin/perl
use strict;
use warnings;
$^I = '.bak'; # create a backup copy 
while (<>) {
   s/,\"\"/,\" \"/g; # ,"" -> ," "
   s/\"\"/in/g; # " -> in
   s/inches/in/g; # inches -> in
   s/in\./in/g; # in. -> in
   s/(\d\s*in)\s*\(.*\)/$1/g; # a x b in (c x d cm) -> a x b in
   s/\"\d[^\"]*cm\s*\((.*)\)\"/\"$1\"/g; # a x b cm (c x d in) -> c x d in
   s/\"(\d[^\"]*?)\s*[xX]\s*(.*?)\s*in\"/\"$1 x $2 in\",\"$1\",\"$2\"/g; # extract width and height
   print; # print to the modified file
}

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