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Pocket diary

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Creator:
Mora, F. Luis (Francis Luis), 1874-1940
Subject:
Mora, F. Luis (Francis Luis)
Type:
Writings
Date:
1901 Aug
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
Diary : 32 p. : handwritten ; 7 x 5 cm.
Summary:
Mora discusses the artworks he is working on, including a painting he is doing outdoors; a drawing for a competition sponsored by Ivory soap; and a portrait of a woman named Sonia. He also mentions leisure activities such as swimming and fishing.
Includes illustrations of: a group of people swimming and diving off a pier ("large bunch in bathing today"); a self-portrait on the pier, reeling in a fish ("I catch my first good fish"); a clown and a dancer ("Hoag show"); self-portrait with bandaged head ("such a headache"); a group of people in a wagon ("the bunch go fishing"); another fishing self-portrait ("caught a fine bass"); and a woman on horseback ("Sonia rides a new mount").
This is one of 242 monthly pocket diaries in Mora's papers.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Fishing
Plein air painting
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)12483
See more items in:
F. Luis Mora papers, 1895-1969, bulk 1895-1922
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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