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Spaventa, George, 1918-1978  Search this
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Physical Description:
0.21 Linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
The George Spaventa papers measure 0.21 linear feet and date from circa 1944-1980. Included are business letters; 52 sketches in ink, ink-wash, and pentel and two sketchbooks dated 1972 and 1974; photographs of Spaventa's work and of him with his family and friends; Spaventa's notes about his dreams; an essay by Frank O'Hara; financial statements and invoices; printed material including catalogs, announcements, and clippings; and miscellany.
George Spaventa papers, 1944-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Biography Note:
George Spaventa (1918-1978) was a sculptor and instructor in New York, N.Y.
Language Note:
English .
Donated in 1978 and 1980 by Lillian Sannasardo, is Spaventa's sister. Two sketchbooks donated anonymously in 2022.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Sketches & Sketchbooks  Search this
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Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of artists
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Archives of American Art