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Leonard Creo papers, [ca. 1951]-2004

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Creo, Leonard E., 1923-
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
0.6 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.
Correspondence; writings; photographs; works of art; a transcript of an audio recording; financial material; exhibition announcements, clippings and other printed material. Correspondents include the ACA Galleries in New York and Rome, Carter Gallery (Los Angeles), the Shayne Gallery (Montreal), Rooksmoor Gallery (Bath, England), Portal Gallery (London) and others. Writings include a typescript, "My Friend" by Richard E. Heller about Creo and notes on "Media developed by Gutierez for David Siqueiros and Diego Rivera", ca. 1951. Photographs are of Creo and his works of art. Works of art include a watercolor, and studies for paintings, including two sketchbooks with preliminary drawings. Financial material includes price lists of paintings, sales receipts, and receipts from the Morris Singer Foundry, Ltd., London. Transcript includes Creo's recollections of studying mural painting in Mexico City under the GI Bill and returning to New York from Mexico.
Leonard Creo papers, [ca. 1951]-2004. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter; Herefordshire, England; b. 1923.
Donated 2006 by Leonard Creo.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Record number:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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