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Clifford Wight papers relating to Diego Rivera, 1929-1990

Creator:
Wight, Clifford, 1900-ca. 1960
Subject:
Biddle, George
Richardson, Edgar Preston
Rivera, Diego
Stackpole, Ralph
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1.0 linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Correspondence between Wight, Rivera, and Rivera clients; technical documents including a chemical analysis of the fresco process, and proposals, cost analyses, work schedules and specifications relating to Rivera murals at the Detroit Institute of Arts and Rockefeller Center; writings by George Biddle, Edgar P. Richardson, Rivera and Wight; photographs of Rivera, Wight and others; photographs of work by Rivera, Ralph Stackpole and Wight (?); articles, newspaper clippings and other printed material; and sketches by unidentified artists including a layout for a mural(?).
Citation:
Clifford Wight papers relating to Diego Rivera, 1929-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 4573 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals in Syracuse University Library, Special Collections, Syracuse, N.Y.
Use Note:
Authorization to publish, quote or reproduce must be obtained from: Syracuse University Library, Special Collections, Syracuse, N.Y. 13244-2010.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Wight, a sculptor and epigrapher; San Francisco, Calif.; acted as Mexican muralist Diego Rivera's technical assistant, translator, and secretary during his soujourn in the United States, ca. l931-1934, while Rivera completed murals for the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Rockefeller Center in New York (destroyed), and the Coit Tower in San Francisco.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming by Syracuse University Library, Special Collections, 1992. The arrangement devised by the lender has been maintained.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Hispanic American art
Mexican American art
Mural painters
Mural painting and decoration
Photographs
Public art
Sculptors
Sketches
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13461
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214652
AAA_collcode_wighclif
Theme:
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Latino and Latin American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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