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Salvatore Aucello papers, 1941-1959

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Creator:
Aucello, Salvatore L., 1903-
Subject:
Chrysler Building (New York, N.Y.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
36 items (on partial microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
31 preliminary sketches for a mural in the Chrylser Building, New York City, mostly gesture drawings of laborers. Sketches are on 29 sheets (27.7 x 21.4 cm.) charcoal & pencil on paper; 16 are signed in ink: "SA." Also included are 17 photographs of Aucello, a resume, an exhibition catalog, 1941, a reproduction of a mural by Aucello in P.S. 150, Bronx, New York, and other printed material.
Citation:
Salvatore Aucello papers, 1941-1959. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 2786 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Mural painter; New York State. Studied at the National Academy of Design. Project planner for the Public Works of Art Project. Also executed murals in ceramic tile and mosaic.
Provenance:
Donated 1961 by Salvatore Aucello.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Artists' preparatory studies
Construction workers
Mural painters
Mural painting and decoration
Preliminary sketches
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5829
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208669
AAA_collcode_aucesalv
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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