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Four sketchbooks, two done in New York and Italy; eight loose sketches; 27 finished drawings; two photographs of Sardeau and 80 of her works of art with commentary by George Biddle; an exhibition catalog; certificate of naturalization to the U.S.; a presidential certificate appointing Biddle to the Commission of Fine Arts.
Helene Sardeau papers, [ca. 1920-1950]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reels 1000 and 1050 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Sculptor; Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y. and France. Sardeau was married to George Biddle, muralist, painter, and administrator of the Public Works of Art Project.
Donated in 1970 by George Biddle, Sardeau's husband.
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
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