Giovanni Martino's papers include scattered biographical material, such as awards and curriculum vitae; a small amount of correspondence documenting awards, sales, and exhibition of his artwork; and exhibition catalogs, news clippings, and other printed material documenting his career and the activities of the Martino family. Photographs include portraits of Martino as well as family photographs of Martino as a child, with his brothers, and with his wife and children. A few photographs depict Martino painting outdoors. Also found are figure and landscape drawings on paper by Martino. Some of his early drawings are signed with the alias "M. Giovanni." One scrapbook contains letters, news clippings, exhibition publications, and photographs.
This series is arranged as 6 subseries.
1.1: Biographical Material, 1944-2001
1.2: Correspondence, 1942-1983
1.3: Printed Material, 1930s-2010
1.4: Photographs, 1915-1990s
1.5: Artwork, 1913-1980s
1.6: Scrapbook, 1933-1959
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The Giovanni Martino and Martino family papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Giovanni Martino and Martino family papers, 1913-2013. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution..