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Creator:
Mora, Rosemary, 1918-  Search this
Subject:
Mora, F. Luis (Francis Luis)  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
0.6 Linear feet
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into one series. Series 1: Rosemary Mora papers, 1930-1942 (0.6 ln ft; Boxes 1-2)
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.
Summary:
The papers of Rosemary Mora measure 0.6 linear feet and date from 1930 to 1942. The papers center on Rosemary's father, artist F. Luis Mora. The collection primarily consists of letters between Rosemary and F. Luis Mora. Some of the correspondence contain sketches by F. Luis Mora. Also included are clippings related to her father, her diary, prints of some of her father's works, and some photographs of both father and daughter.
Citation:
Rosemary Mora papers, 1930-1942. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Related Materials:
Also found in the Archives of American Art is the F. Luis Mora papers, 1891-1986, bulk 1891-1922; F. Luis Mora art works and photographs, 1920-1937.
Biography Note:
Rosemary Mora (1918-1972) was the daughter of painter and illustrator F. Luis Mora.
Francis Luis Mora (1974-1940) was born in Montevideo, Uruguay. In 1877, he and his family moved to Catalonia, Spain and in 1880, they moved again to the United States where they eventually settled in Perth Amboy, New Jersey. Both his father, Domingo, and his brother, Joseph, were also noted sculptors. Mora studied at the School of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts and at the Art Students League of New York. He was a muralist, oil and watercolor portrait painter, and etcher, though he is best known for his illustrations in magazines such as Century, Harper's, and Ladies' Home Journal. He was a member of the Salmagundi Club and the National Academy of Design and taught at the Art Students League of New York and the Chase School of Art. He and his wife, Sophia ("Sonia") Compton, had a daughter, Rosemary, in 1918. After his wife's death, Mora married May Gosman Safford in 1932. Mora died at the age of 64 in 1940.
Language Note:
English .
Provenance:
Donated 1978 by William E. Schremp and 2014 by Dolores Rothwell, a childhood friend of Rosemary Mora's.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5511
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211255
AAA_collcode_morarose
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211255