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Photographs related to Diego Rivera's fresco "Nightmare of War, Dream of Peace,", 1952

view Photographs related to Diego Rivera's fresco "Nightmare of War, Dream of Peace,", 1952 digital asset number 1
Creator:
Greenhouse, Wendy, 1955-
Subject:
Kahlo, Frida
Rivera, Diego
Rivera, Diego
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
3 photographic prints : b&w: 8.89 cm X 8.89 cm
1 photographic print: col. 7.62 cm X 7.62 cm
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:
Four photographs of Diego Rivera's portable fresco "Nightmare of War, Dream of Peace" 1952, now missing. One photograph of Rivera at work on the fresco; one of Frida Kahlo in a wheelchair, posing for the fresco; one of a segment of the fresco; and one color snapshot of Rivera and Kahlo with the work in progress, dated "week of April 7, 1952." Photographer unknown.
Citation:
Photographs related to Diego Rivera's fresco "Nightmare of War, Dream of Peace,", 1952. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Provenance:
Donated 2003 by Wendy Greenhouse who found the photographs among the papers of her deceased great-aunt Henrietta Leonard Feith. Ms. Greenhouse did not know if her great-aunt had any contact with Diego Rivera or how she acquired the photographs.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Hispanic American art
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11123
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)247190
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Theme:
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Latino and Latin American
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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