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Niccolo Cortiglia papers, 1920-1982

Creator:
Cortiglia, Niccolo, 1893-
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.7 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:
Files on portrait commissions, primarily of individuals in Pennsylvania, containing photographs, letters and newspaper clippings; files on Cortiglia's murals and honorary degrees from Kings College, 1977-1978, and his participation in the Hoosier Salon Jury, 1950-1951, and the Primaverile Exhibition in Florence, Italy, 1920. Also included are letters to Cortiglia praising his portraits, 1936-1977; printed material, 1920-1982; and photographs, 1922-1977, of Cortiglia's work and a few photographs of Cortiglia.
Citation:
Niccolo Cortiglia papers, 1920-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Portrait painter; Pennsylvania.
Provenance:
Donated 1989 by Anna Cortiglia, the widow of Niccolo Cortiglia.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Photographs
Portrait painters
Portrait painting
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10992
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214864
AAA_collcode_cortnicc
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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