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de Creeft, Jose, 1884-1982

Collection Creator:
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Extent:
8 Photographs
Container:
Box 13
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Photographs
Collection Restrictions:
Open to researchers by appointment. Contact Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum by email: sapa@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
The photographs are owned by the Smithsonian American Art Museum and requests for permission to reproduce photographs from the collection must be submitted in writing to the Photograph Archives. Certain works of art, as well as the photographs of those works of art, may be protected by copyright, trademark, privacy or publicity rights, or other interests not owned by the Smithsonian American Art Museum. It is the applicant's responsibility to ascertain whether any such rights exist, and to obtain any other permission necessary to reproduce and publish the image.
Collection Citation:
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs, Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum.
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Metropolitan Museum of Art study collection of American sculpture photographs
Metropolitan Museum of Art study collection of American sculpture photographs / Series 1: Photographs
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Research and Scholars Center
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ih76fb9d12b-6151-4d7e-974b-0b00d8482b8b
EDAN-URL:
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Jose de Creeft Christmas card to Julian E. Levi

Creator:
De Creeft, José, 1884-1982  Search this
Levi, Julian E. (Julian Edwin), 1900-1982  Search this
De Creeft, José, 1884-1982  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1970
Topic:
Holidays  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)11784
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Julian E. Levi papers, 1846-1981
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_11784
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Jose de Creeft holiday card to Abraham Harriton

Creator:
De Creeft, José, 1884-1982  Search this
Harriton, Abraham, 1893-1986 or 1987  Search this
De Creeft, José, 1884-1982  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1970
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)11619
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Abraham Harriton papers, 1910-1986
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_11619

Oral history interview with José de Creeft, 1968 October 1 and 8

Interviewee:
De Creeft, José, 1884-1982  Search this
De Creeft, José, 1884-1982  Search this
Interviewer:
Selvig, Forrest  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Educators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12679
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212611
AAA_collcode_decree68
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212611
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José de Creeft papers, 1871-2004, bulk 1910-1990

Creator:
De Creeft, José, 1884-1982  Search this
De Creeft, José, 1884-1982  Search this
Subject:
Neumann, J. B. (Jsrael Ber)  Search this
Dickinson, Edwin Walter  Search this
Lawrence, Gertrude  Search this
De Diego, Julio  Search this
Diederich, William Hunt  Search this
Dodd, Lamar  Search this
Lipchitz, Jacques  Search this
Gropius, Walter  Search this
Escuder, Joseph  Search this
Gómez Gil, Alfredo  Search this
Rattner, Abraham  Search this
Soyer, Raphael  Search this
Roszak, Theodore  Search this
Zorach, William  Search this
Sweeney, James Johnson  Search this
Albers, Josef  Search this
De Creeft, William  Search this
Calder, Alexander  Search this
Nivola, Costantino  Search this
Lipchitz, Jacques  Search this
Gross, Chaim  Search this
Campos, Jules  Search this
New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Norton Gallery and School of Art  Search this
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture  Search this
Stone Mountain Memorial (Ga.)  Search this
Black Mountain College (Black Mountain, N.C.)  Search this
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Diaries
Interviews
Scrapbooks
Sketches
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Educators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7406
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209563
AAA_collcode_decrjose
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209563
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Interview with Jose de Creeft

Creator:
De Creeft, José, 1884-1982  Search this
Seeman, Joan French  Search this
De Creeft, José, 1884-1982  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1974 December 14
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)16095
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Joan Seeman papers, 1973-1981
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_16095

by Others, on José de Creeft

Collection Creator:
De Creeft, José, 1884-1982  Search this
Container:
Box 13
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
José de Creeft papers, 1871-2004, bulk 1910s-1980s. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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José de Creeft papers
José de Creeft papers / Series 4: Writings
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9a77df410-b18d-477d-9616-a25e242a9e40
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-decrjose-ref110

Artwork

Collection Creator:
De Creeft, José, 1884-1982  Search this
Extent:
2 Folders (Box 26)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1920s-1930s
Scope and Contents:
Artworks include scattered pen and pencil sketches and one sketchbook dating from the 1920s. Many of the works are unsigned.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
José de Creeft papers, 1871-2004, bulk 1910s-1980s. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.decrjose, Series 10
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José de Creeft papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw98faad5fb-8ea5-429f-8d29-59576a96c019
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-decrjose-ref250

Writings

Collection Creator:
De Creeft, José, 1884-1982  Search this
Extent:
2.5 Linear feet (Boxes 11-13, 28)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1871-1977
Scope and Contents:
The bulk of the writings found in this series are entitled "escritos various" by de Creeft and are in Spanish. Most are typescripts of essays or draft essay and some also include sketches and doodles. Also found are notebooks, an artist's statement, and lists of works of art. Works by others are by Manuel Borja, Jules Campos, Deborah Norden, Domingo Carmelo Querolez, and Daniel Stetson. Also found is a sound tape reel of Lorrie Goulet reading poetry and a VHS video recording entitled José de Creeft by Bob Hanson.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
José de Creeft papers, 1871-2004, bulk 1910s-1980s. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.decrjose, Series 4
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José de Creeft papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw98d41de50-ff73-4443-8043-f8952db34a69
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-decrjose-ref117

Alice in Wonderland

Collection Creator:
De Creeft, José, 1884-1982  Search this
Extent:
1 Videocassettes (VHS)
Container:
Box 14, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Videocassettes (vhs)
Date:
1980s
Scope and Contents:
Oversized material housed in Box 27
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
José de Creeft papers, 1871-2004, bulk 1910s-1980s. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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José de Creeft papers
José de Creeft papers / Series 5: Subject Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9fb446cfe-fff0-4928-90db-0d7006446d36
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-decrjose-ref120

Clippings

Collection Creator:
De Creeft, José, 1884-1982  Search this
Container:
Box 18, Folder 1-6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1970s-2008
Scope and Contents:
Oversized material housed in Box 27
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
José de Creeft papers, 1871-2004, bulk 1910s-1980s. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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José de Creeft papers
José de Creeft papers / Series 7: Printed Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9a578e386-9b7c-49ac-943f-c6618d25f329
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-decrjose-ref191

Correspondence

Collection Creator:
De Creeft, José, 1884-1982  Search this
Extent:
4.2 Linear feet (Boxes 1-6)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1910s-1980s
Scope and Contents:
Primarily, correspondence concerns business with some dealers and galleries, exhibitions, students, and art colleagues however family and personal correspondence is also found. Letters from Alfredo, Alice, Barbara and William, Nina de Creeft and Christian (de Creeft) Durupt date from the 1920s to the 1980s. Other correspondents include Alexander Calder, Hunt Diederich, Joseph Escudar, and Gil Gomez, Jacques Lipchitz, Edwin Dickinson, James Johnson Sweeney, Costantino Nivola, Abraham Rattner, and Lamar Dodd, among others

Researchers should note additional correspondence may be found in Series 5 and Series 6.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
José de Creeft papers, 1871-2004, bulk 1910s-1980s. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.decrjose, Series 2
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José de Creeft papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c1121ded-6dec-4dc6-8a69-308d4e38b324
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-decrjose-ref21

Biographical Material

Collection Creator:
De Creeft, José, 1884-1982  Search this
Extent:
0.9 Linear feet (Box 1, 27)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1914-1979
Scope and Contents:
Biographical materials include an address books and calling cards, awards, and resumes. Membership materials include scattered minutes and identification cards reflecting good-standing in an organization, many of which are art related. De Creeft's naturalization records and travel documents are also found, some of which are in Spanish. An interview from 1972 on a sound tape reel is with de Creeft by Karl Fortness and interviews with Lorrie Goulet by Jules Campos are on two cassette tapes.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
José de Creeft papers, 1871-2004, bulk 1910s-1980s. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.decrjose, Series 1
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José de Creeft papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw97451e37a-8fa0-424c-99e9-175272b7662c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-decrjose-ref5

Price Lists

Collection Creator:
De Creeft, José, 1884-1982  Search this
Container:
Box 16, Folder 12-13
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1950s-1960s
Scope and Contents:
Oversized material housed in Box 27
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
José de Creeft papers, 1871-2004, bulk 1910s-1980s. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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José de Creeft papers
José de Creeft papers / Series 6: Personal Business Records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw955cdc869-5986-4a4e-92b4-cb5d8acc8414
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-decrjose-ref182

Diaries

Collection Creator:
De Creeft, José, 1884-1982  Search this
Extent:
5.4 Linear feet (Boxes 6-11)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1926-1981
Scope and Contents:
Fifty of de Creeft's diaries date from 1926 to 1981 and are almost complete. There are no diaries for the years 1930 or 1951 and some years have multiple diaries. Some are bound volumes and others are loose pages that were removed from three-ring binders. The bulk of the diaries are in Spanish and many include sketches.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
José de Creeft papers, 1871-2004, bulk 1910s-1980s. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.decrjose, Series 3
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José de Creeft papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9dc90adc0-140f-44d5-8259-76eab6135402
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-decrjose-ref44

Goulet, Lorrie

Collection Creator:
De Creeft, José, 1884-1982  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound tape reel
Container:
Box 13, Folder 14-17
Type:
Archival materials
Sound tape reels
Date:
circa 1959-1970s
Scope and Contents:
Sound tape reel is of Lorrie Goulet reading poetry according to the label.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
José de Creeft papers, 1871-2004, bulk 1910s-1980s. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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José de Creeft papers
José de Creeft papers / Series 4: Writings / by Others, on José de Creeft
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9a78d7c53-f7e9-467c-88ed-8d36ef5f56b7
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-decrjose-ref109

Subject Files

Collection Creator:
De Creeft, José, 1884-1982  Search this
Extent:
2.4 Linear feet (Boxes 13-16, 27)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1924-1980
Scope and Contents:
Subject files are mixed and include teaching files, project files, and files concerning topics of interest. Teaching files are found for his work at the New School for Social Research, Black Mountain College, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, and the Art Students League. Project files cover Poet, Alice in Wonderland, and his submission for the completion of the Stone Mountain Confederate Memorial, 1961-1963. A VHS video recording found within the files regarding Alice in Wonderland is likely a recording of the dedication of the sculpture. Contents of the files vary widely but often include correspondence, printed materials, a few sound and video recordings, scattered financial material and business records, and photographs.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
José de Creeft papers, 1871-2004, bulk 1910s-1980s. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.decrjose, Series 5
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José de Creeft papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw979e1f03a-dd59-4a08-bb47-d95a053a96e0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-decrjose-ref118

Printed Material

Collection Creator:
De Creeft, José, 1884-1982  Search this
Extent:
4.7 Linear feet (Boxes 17-21, 27, 33)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1921-1980s
Scope and Contents:
Found are published books, clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, exhibition labels, postcards, and posters which document de Creeft's career.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
José de Creeft papers, 1871-2004, bulk 1910s-1980s. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.decrjose, Series 7
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José de Creeft papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw99af05746-784b-4851-a126-58bca75a5897
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-decrjose-ref187

Books

Collection Creator:
De Creeft, José, 1884-1982  Search this
Container:
Box 17, Folder 3-7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1933-1981
Scope and Contents:
Oversized material housed in Box 27
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
José de Creeft papers, 1871-2004, bulk 1910s-1980s. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
José de Creeft papers
José de Creeft papers / Series 7: Printed Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9cbbb73af-8ba5-43e0-9353-3eda376428ef
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-decrjose-ref188

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