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Alfred Frueh and Conrado Massaguer

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Artist:
Carlo de Fornaro, 1871 - 1949
Sitter:
Alfred J. Frueh, 1880 - 14 Sep 1968
Conrado Massaguer, 1889 - ?
Medium:
Commercial relief print on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 18.5cm x 12.2cm (7 5/16" x 4 13/16")
Sheet: 23.4cm x 14cm (9 3/16" x 5 1/2")
Type:
Print
Date:
1922
Topic:
Nature & Environment\Plant\Tree\Palm
Commercial
Self-portrait
Alfred J. Frueh: Visual Arts\Artist
Alfred J. Frueh: Male
Alfred J. Frueh: Visual Arts\Artist\Printmaker
Alfred J. Frueh: Visual Arts\Artist\Caricaturist
Alfred J. Frueh: Visual Arts\Artist\Caricaturist
Conrado Massaguer: Visual Arts\Artist
Conrado Massaguer: Male
Portrait
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; transfer from the Archives of American Art
Object number:
NPG.95.15
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Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery

Conrado Massaguer, Santiago, Cuba, to Abril Lamarque

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Creator:
Massaguer, Conrado, 1889-1964
Lamarque, Abril, 1889-1964
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1922 Feb. 26
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1 postcard : handwritten, ill. ; 14 x 9 cm.
Summary:
The front of the postcard contains a portrait of Massaguer with a handwritten note: Al Colega y amiga Lamarque con afecto y admiracíon. Conrado W. Massaguer, St. de Cuba, Feb. 26, 1922.
Citation:
Conrado Massaguer, Santiago, Cuba, to Abril Lamarque, 1922 Feb. 26. Abril Lamarque papers, 1883-2001, bulk, 1904-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
Current copyright status is undetermined
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Hispanic American artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)1694
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Abril Lamarque papers, 1883-2001, bulk, 1904-1999
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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Conrado Massaguer New Year's greeting to Abril Lamarque

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Creator:
Massaguer, Conrado, 1889-1964
Lamarque, Abril, 1889-1964
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1933
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
1 note : ill. ; 23 x 10 cm.
Summary:
Note from Massaguer written on a printed illustration of a man holding a cane and with an overcoat on one arm.
Handwritten note at top and bottom: A better 1933; broke but hopeful; Massaguer, 1933.
Citation:
Conrado Massaguer New Year's greeting to Abril Lamarque, 1933. Abril Lamarque papers, 1883-2001, bulk, 1904-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
Current copyright status is undetermined
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Hispanic American art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)1693
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Abril Lamarque papers, 1883-2001, bulk, 1904-1999
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

Conrado Massaguer, Havana, Cuba postcard to Abril Lamarque, New York, N.Y.

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Creator:
Massaguer, Conrado, 1889-1964
Lamarque, Abril, 1889-1964
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
between 1959 and 1964
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
1 postcard : handwritten, ill. ; 9 x 14 cm.
Summary:
No message on postcard except for mailing address - only a caricature of Fidel Castro by Conrado Massaguer on back of postcard.
Citation:
Conrado Massaguer, Havana, Cuba postcard to Abril Lamarque, New York, N.Y., between 1959 and 1964. Abril Lamarque papers, 1883-2001, bulk, 1904-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
Current copyright status is undetermined
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Hispanic American art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)1698
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Archives of American Art
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Group of caricaturists drawing portraits of Conrado Massaguer

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Subject:
Berman, Sam
Cugat, Xavier
Frueh, Alfred Joseph
Gard, Alex
Hirschfeld, Al
Lamarque, Abril
Massaguer, Conrado
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1934
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 18 x 23 cm.
Summary:
Massaguer is seated on far left. Seated around him holding large sheets of paper or posterboard are (from left to right): Alfred Frueh; Xavier Cugat; Alex Gard; Sam Berman; Al Hirschfeld; and Abril Lamarque.
Identification on verso (handwritten): Left to right, C. Massaguer (model); 3rd from left, Xavier Cugat; far right, A. Lamarque.
Citation:
Group of caricaturists drawing portraits of Conrado Massaguer, 1934 / unidentified photographer. Abril Lamarque papers, 1883-2001, bulk, 1904-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
Current copyright status is undetermined
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Caricaturists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)1713
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Archives of American Art
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Conrado Massaguer [Folder]

Contents:
Folder(s) may include exhibition announcements, newspaper and/or magazine clippings, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, illustrations, resumes, artist's statements, exhibition catalogs.
Topic:
Artists
Location:
Art & Artist files at the Smithsonian American Art Museum/ National Portrait Gallery Library
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries

Abril Lamarque papers, 1883-2001, bulk, 1904-1999

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Creator:
Lamarque, Abril, 1904-1999
Subject:
Portell-Vilá, Herminio
Massaguer, Conrado Walter
Riverón, Enrique
Lamarque, Milagros Abril
Lamarque, Juan Abril
García Cabral, Ernesto
Hoffmaster, Paul
Kozlowski, Karol
Society of Illustrators (New York, N.Y.)
Society of American Magicians
United States.Department of State
New York Times Company
University Club (New York, N.Y.)
Art Directors Club (New York, N.Y.)
National Press Club (U.S.)
International Brotherhood of Magicians
Iowa State University
Oklahoma State University
Dell Publishing Company
Bacardí Corporation (Puerto Rico)
New York Daily News (Firm)
Abril Lamarque Creations
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
6 linear feet
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:
The papers of Cuban-born cartoonist, caricaturist, graphic designer, illustrator, and art director Abril Lamarque papers date from 1883-2001, with the bulk of the material ranging from 1904-1999, and measure 6 linear feet. His papers contain biographical material; correspondence; writings; files on the many seminars and workshops he taught; scattered financial records; files concerning his business Abril Lamarque Creations; subject files; clippings; printed illustrations of his comics, designs, illustrations, and other work; seven scrapbooks; two sketchbooks, sketches and drawings by him, and others, including his sister, his brother, Paul Hoffmaster, Enrique Riverón, and H. Portell Vilá; and photographs and negatives depicting Lamarque, Lamarque at work, Lamarque's magic shows, examples of advertising, and friends and colleagues.
Citation:
Abril Lamarque papers, 1883-2001, bulk, 1904-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
The collection was digitized in 2016 and is available via the Archives of American Art's website. The collection was scanned in its entirety, with the exception of duplicates and blank pages. Printed materials may have their covers, titles, copyright information, and/or relevant pages scanned.
Funding:
Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by The Walton Family Foundation and the Terra Foundation for American Art.
Biography Note:
Eduardo Abril Lamarque (1904-1999) was a Cuban-born cartoonist, caricaturist, graphic designer, illustrator, and art director who worked primarily in New York City.
Language Note:
Portions of the papers are in Spanish.
Provenance:
Martha Lamarque Sarno and Lita M. Elvers assembled and donated their father's papers to the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, in 2001.
Digitization Note:
This site provides access to the papers of Abril Lamarque in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2016, and total 6,693 images.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Design
Scrapbooks
Illustrators
Illustrated letters
Photographs
Illustrations
Hispanic American artists
Drawings
Magicians
Caricatures
Cartoonists
Graphic arts
Sketches
Designers
Art directors
Art
Caricatures and cartoons
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5573
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)228078
AAA_collcode_lamaabri
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
Sketches & Sketchbooks
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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Abril Lamarque watching two caricaturists on stage

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Type:
Photographs
Date:
1939 Nov. 9
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 12 x 16 cm.
Summary:
Abril Lamarque (left) watches Massaguer (center) and Cabral (right) draw caricatures. Conrado Massaguer organized a dinner at the Murray Hill Hotel in New York, in honor of García Cabral, November 9, 1939. Massaguer and Lamarque served as hosts. Cabral was in the United Stated to paint a mural in the home of Charles Wilson, a rubber magnate.
Citation:
Abril Lamarque watching two caricaturists on stage, 1939 Nov. 9 / unidentified photographer. Abril Lamarque papers, 1883-2001, bulk, 1904-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
Current copyright status is undetermined
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Hispanic American artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)1714
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Abril Lamarque with a caricature of F.D.R.

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Type:
Photographs
Date:
1939 Nov. 9
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 25 cm.
Summary:
Abril Lamarque (left) and Conrado Massaguer(right) with a caricature of F.D.R. at a dinner organized by Massaguer at the Murray Hill Hotel in New York.
Citation:
Abril Lamarque with a caricature of F.D.R., 1939 Nov. 9 / unidentified photographer. Abril Lamarque papers, 1883-2001, bulk, 1904-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
Current copyright status is undetermined
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Hispanic American artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)1716
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