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Creator:
Mankowski, Bruno, 1902-1990  Search this
Mankowski, Bruno, 1902-1990  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.6 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:
Biographical material; a few letters, 1938-1939 and 1987-1988, and a 1991 memorandum, relating to WPA activities; art work, including loose sketches for medallions and other projects, a drawing for the Nitrogen Safety Award, 1956, a drawing for American Legion Award, and one sketchbook; exhibition catalogs; postcards, including some with reproductions of Mankowski's work; clippings; exhibition register, publication and award lists, and other miscellaneous printed materials; and ca. 200 photographs of Mankowski's sculpture, including works in progress, Mankowski in his studio, and pieces being installed.
Citation:
Bruno Mankowski papers, 1903-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Biographical material, letters, exhibition register, and publication and award lists are photocopies.
Location of Originals:
Location of originals unknown.
Biography Note:
Sculptor, medalist; New York, N.Y. and Washington, D.C.
Provenance:
Donated by Mankowski's dealer, Berman/Deferner Gallery, 1992.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Artists' studios -- Photographs  Search this
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11011
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214978
AAA_collcode_mankbrun
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214978