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Clifford Wight papers relating to Diego Rivera, 1929-1990

Catalog Data

Creator:
Wight, Clifford, 1900-ca. 1960  Search this
Wight, Clifford, 1900-ca. 1960  Search this
Subject:
Rivera, Diego  Search this
Biddle, George  Search this
Richardson, Edgar Preston  Search this
Stackpole, Ralph  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1 Linear foot, (on partial microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Correspondence between Wight, Rivera, and Rivera clients; technical documents including a chemical analysis of the fresco process, and proposals, cost analyses, work schedules and specifications relating to Rivera murals at the Detroit Institute of Arts and Rockefeller Center; writings by George Biddle, Edgar P. Richardson, Rivera and Wight; photographs of Rivera, Wight and others; photographs of work by Rivera, Ralph Stackpole and Wight (?); articles, newspaper clippings and other printed material; and sketches by unidentified artists including a layout for a mural(?).
Citation:
Clifford Wight papers relating to Diego Rivera, 1929-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
35mm microfilm reel 4573 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals in Syracuse University Library, Special Collections, Syracuse, N.Y.
Use Note:
Authorization to publish, quote or reproduce requires written permission from Syracuse University Library, Special Collections. Contact Reference Services for more information.
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Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Wight, a sculptor and epigrapher; San Francisco, Calif.; acted as Mexican muralist Diego Rivera's technical assistant, translator, and secretary during his soujourn in the United States, ca. l931-1934, while Rivera completed murals for the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Rockefeller Center in New York (destroyed), and the Coit Tower in San Francisco.
Language Note:
English .
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming by Syracuse University Library, Special Collections, 1992. The arrangement devised by the lender has been maintained.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Public art  Search this
Mexican American art  Search this
Muralists  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Theme:
American Art and Artists in a Global Context  Search this
Latino and Latin American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13461
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214652
AAA_collcode_wighclif
Theme:
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Latino and Latin American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214652