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P.P. Caproni and Brother records, [ca. 1890-1969]

Creator:
P.P. Caproni & Brother
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
9.2 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Photographs of plaster cast reproductions of statuary and bas reliefs produced by the firm, 1890s to 1960s; several hundred glass negatives of photographs of casts; a few catalogs and advertisements for casts offered; and several folders of miscellaneous correspondence.
Citation:
P.P. Caproni and Brother records, [ca. 1890-1969]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Casting firm, Boston, Mass. Pietro P. Caproni and his brother were craftsmen specializing in cast renderings of classical and other statuary.
Provenance:
The donor, Lino Giust, was a subsequent owner of P.P. Caproni and Brother.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Photographs
Plaster casts
Sculptors
Sculpture
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8315
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210487
AAA_collcode_ppcaprbr
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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