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Newspaper clippings, photographs of works of art, sketches, and exhibtion material Included are an obituary; memorial exhibition announcement; two exhibition catalogues, 1959 and 1963; two postcards of sculpture by Maldarelli, "to my sweetheart", May 10, 1958, and to "Frances," undated; four photographs of sculpture by Maldarelli; a signed sketch on a linen napkin; and illustrated notes to "Frances" from Oronzio and Thelma (four pages).
Oronzio Maldarelli papers, 1952-1963. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Oronzio Maldarelli papers also at Syracuse University.
Figure sculptor; New York, N.Y.
Donated 2003 by Robert W. Harper, executive director of the Lightner Museum where the papers were deposited. The papers were once the property of Frances Bemis, a retired fashion editor and friend of Maldarelli.
Lives of American Artists
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