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Correspondence tied with research in preparation for Bentivoglio's book on Shahn. Includes two letters from Edith Gregor Halpert of the Downtown Gallery. Also includes one copy photograph of Shahn's photo "The accordion player" and a printed flier for "A treasury of Yiddish stories" (a book with illustrations by Shahn).
Mirella Bentivoglio correspondence regarding Ben Shahn, 1959-1962. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Mirella Bentivoglio (b. 1922) is an Italian sculptor, book artist, and performance artist.
Correspondence mostly in English, some in Italian or French.
Donated by Frances Pohl, a friend of Bentivoglio's, in 1992.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001