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Philip Wittenberg papers, 1933-1958

Creator:
Wittenberg, Philip, 1895-1987
Subject:
Rivera, Diego
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.2 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:
Correspondence, 1933, with one letter from 1958, concerning the controversal dismissal of the artist Diego Rivera from his Rockefeller Center mural project, including letters from Alexander Brook, Peggy Bacon, Andrew Dasburg, Hugh Ferris, Morris Kantor, Rockwell Kent, Lewis Mumford, Niles Spencer and Abraham Walkowitz and others; and one clipping, 1933, regarding the controversy.
Citation:
Philip Wittenberg papers, 1933-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Provenance:
Donated 1987 by Mrs. Jason Berger, Wittenberg's daughter. Wittenberg was Rivera's attorney, and collected letters documenting support for Rivera.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Mural painters
Mural painting and decoration
Mural painting and decoration, American
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10469
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213880
AAA_collcode_wittphil
Theme:
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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