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Photographs relating to Diego Rivera's fresco "Nightmare of War, Dream of Peace,", 1952

Catalog Data

Greenhouse, Wendy, 1955-  Search this
Rivera, Diego  Search this
Kahlo, Frida  Search this
Rivera, Diego  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
3 Photographic prints 1 Photographic print
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.
Four photographs of Diego Rivera's portable fresco "Nightmare of War, Dream of Peace" 1952, now missing. One photograph of Rivera at work on the fresco; one of Frida Kahlo in a wheelchair, posing for the fresco; one of a segment of the fresco; and one color snapshot of Rivera and Kahlo with the work in progress, dated "week of April 7, 1952." Photographer unknown.
Photographs relating to Diego Rivera's fresco "Nightmare of War, Dream of Peace,", 1952. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Donated 2003 by Wendy Greenhouse who found the photographs among the papers of her deceased great-aunt Henrietta Leonard Feith. Ms. Greenhouse did not know if her great-aunt had any contact with Diego Rivera or how she acquired the photographs.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Hispanic American art  Search this
Record number:
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Latino and Latin American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art