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Humberto Dionisio papers, 1919-1990

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Creator:
Dionisio, Humberto, 1950-1987
Subject:
Saavedra, Nelia Dominguez
Rodriguez, Zoraida
Dominquez, Zaida Ortega
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
2.6 linear ft.
Arrangement:
Organized into two series: I. Humberto Dionisio papers; II. Zaida Ortega Dominquez papers; within each series arranged into subseries by record type and chronological thereunder.
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:
Papers of Cuban-born Miami artist Humberto Dionisio mainly document his family and events in Cuba, primarily through letters and family memorabilia received from his mother, Zaida Ortega Dominquez. Papers relating specifically to his work as an artist are represented to a lesser degree.
Citation:
Humberto Dionisio papers, 1919-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter; b. 1950, in Cuba; d. 1987, Miami, Fla. Arrived in Miami, Florida via the Mariel boat lift in 1980. Dionisio completed his studies as a Graphic Designer in Cuba at the Consejo Nacional de Cultura in 1975 and achieved success in Miami as a painter in the mid to late eighties.
Language Note:
Portions of the papers are in Spanish.
Provenance:
Donated 1996 by Jim Kitchens, a friend of Dionisio.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Hispanic American artists
Cuban Americans
Photographs
Artists
Cuban American art
Expatriate artists
Cuban American artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5463
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216215
AAA_collcode_dionhumb
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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