Enrique Riverón letters to Mario Carreño, 1981-1990
Riverón, Enrique, 1902-1998
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The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Riveron's letters to his friend and fellow Cuban artist Mario Carreño are chatty and informal. He writes about his wife Noella, various exhibitions, mutual friends, memories of their days in Cuba, health issues, politics, the weather, pricing paintings, his collages, his longings for Paris and New York, and holidays.
Enrique Riverón letters to Mario Carreño, 1981-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 5142 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
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Originals returned to lender after microfilming.
All letters are in Spanish.
Riveron, a painter, sculptor, cartoonist, illustrator from Miami, Fla. was born 1902 in Cuba. Carreño, also a painter, was born in Havana, Cuba, 1913, and later moved to Santiago, Chile.
Lent for microfilming 1997 by Ido Gonzalez de Carreño, the wife of Mario Carreño.
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