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Albert du Vannes photographs

Creator:
Du Vannes, Albert, 1881-1962  Search this
Extent:
25 Items (photographic prints, some sepia toned, 19 x 24 cm. and smaller.)
4 Photographic prints (col., 10 x 15 cm.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Date:
1896-1950
bulk 1898-1906
Scope and Contents:
25 photographs, including several posed portraits, of du Vannes, du Vannes with his wives, with a client, painting in his St. Paul and New York studios, and in his New York art gallery. Also included are four color photos, including one of du Vannes' son, Armand, with paintings by his father, mother, and a portrait of Armand by Benton Scott, and one each of the paintings. A caricature of du Vannes from the St. Paul Dispatch, ca. 1902, captioned "Albert di Giovanni - The Young St. Paul Artist Who Left for New York Yesterday," signed Rhodes, and a brief biography of du Vannes by his son complete the collection.
Biographical / Historical:
Landscape and portrait painter, art dealer; New York, N.Y. Born Albert Di Giovanni in Naples, Italy. Came to the U.S. in 1894, first to St. Paul, Minnesota, moving ca. 1902 to New York City. Later gave up painting and opened up an art gallery. Changed his name in 1926. Died in Naples, Italy.
Provenance:
Donated 1990 by Armand du Vannes, Albert du Vannes' son.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Landscape painters -- New York (State)  Search this
Gallery owners  Search this
Art dealers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- Minnesota  Search this
Topic:
Italian American artists -- Photographs  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.duvaalbe
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-duvaalbe

Albert du Vannes photographs, 1896-1950, bulk 1898-1906

Creator:
Du Vannes, Albert, 1881-1962  Search this
Du Vannes, Albert, 1881-1962  Search this
Topic:
Italian American artists -- Photographs  Search this
Theme:
Art Market  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10230
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213309
AAA_collcode_duvaalbe
Theme:
Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213309

Luigi Lucioni letters to Nelson C. White, 1922-1927

Creator:
White, Nelson C. (Nelson Cooke), 1900-1989  Search this
Lucioni, Luigi, 1900-1988  Search this
White, Nelson C. (Nelson Cooke), 1900-1989  Search this
Subject:
National Academy of Design  Search this
Topic:
Artists' studios  Search this
Italian American artists  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17537
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)392084
AAA_collcode_whitnelso
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_392084

Italo Scanga papers, circa 1930-2001

Creator:
Scanga, Italo, 1932-2001  Search this
Scanga, Italo, 1932-2001  Search this
Subject:
Chihuly, Dale  Search this
Merkin, Richard  Search this
Schwedler, William  Search this
Stoneman, Gary  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Topic:
Italian American artists  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5989
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)229523
AAA_collcode_scanital
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_229523
Online Media:

Luigi Lucioni letters to Nelson C. White

Creator:
White, Nelson C.  Search this
Lucioni, Luigi, 1900-1988  Search this
Names:
National Academy of Design  Search this
Extent:
0.02 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1922-1927
Summary:
The three letters from artist Luigi Lucioni to art historian Nelson C. White measure 0.02 linear feet and are dated June 5, 1922, June 27, 1923, and December 11, 1927. In these letters, which reflect the friendship between Lucioni and White, Lucioni writes about various topics the two correspondents had discussed in person, including the National Academy of Design, his studio and work, and novels and plays that interest him.
Scope and Contents:
The three letters from artist Luigi Lucioni to art historian Nelson C. White measure 0.02 linear feet and are dated June 5, 1922, June 27, 1923, and December 11, 1927. In these letters, which reflect the friendship between Lucioni and White, Lucioni writes about various topics the two correspondents had discussed in person, including the National Academy of Design, his studio and work, and novels and plays that interest him.
Arrangement:
Due to the small size of this collection the papers are arranged as one series.

Series 1:Luigi Lucioni letters to Nelson C. White, 1922-1927 (Folder 1; 3 Items)
Biographical / Historical:
Connecticut painter, art historian, and collector, Nelson C. White (1900-1989), was born in Waterford, Connecticut. Son of artist Henry C. White, Nelson was a friend of the artist Luigi Lucioni (1900-1988), a realist painter best known for his landscapes of Vermont and portraits of opera singers.
Provenance:
The Luigi Lucioni letters to Nelson C. White,1922-1927, were donated in 2017 by George Cooke White, Nelson C. White's son.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Occupation:
Art historians -- Connecticut  Search this
Topic:
Artists' studios  Search this
Italian American artists  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Citation:
Luigi Lucioni letters to Nelson C. White, 1922-1927. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.whitnelso
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Luigi Lucioni letters to Nelson C. White
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Italo Scanga papers

Creator:
Scanga, Italo, 1932-2001  Search this
Names:
Chihuly, Dale, 1941-  Search this
Merkin, Richard  Search this
Schwedler, William, 1942-1982  Search this
Stoneman, Gary  Search this
Extent:
15.4 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Video recordings
Date:
circa 1930-2001
Summary:
The papers of Italian-American sculptor, educator, printmaker, and painter Italo Scanga, date from circa 1930 to 2001 and measure 15.4 linear feet. The papers focus on Scanga's work as an artist but also include scattered teaching materials. Found are biographical materials, correspondence, artist files, exhibition and gallery files, professional files, a video recording, and printed material.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of Italian-American sculptor, educator, printmaker, and painter Italo Scanga, date from circa 1930 to 2001 and measure 15.4 linear feet. The papers focus on Scanga's work as an artist but also include scattered teaching materials. Found are biographical materials, correspondence, artist files, exhibition and gallery files, professional files, a video recording, and printed material.

Of note are files containing correspondence, photographs, and printed materials on Dale Chihuly, a friend and collaborator of Italo Scanga. Considerable material is also found for Richard Merkin, William Schwedler, and Gary Stoneman.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged as 6 series.

Series 1: Biographical Material, circa 1930-2001 (2.5 linear feet; Box 1-3)

Series 2: Correspondence, circa 1950s-2000s (3.4 linear feet; Box 3-6, 17)

Series 3: Artist Files, 1957-2000s (3.4 linear feet; Box 6-10, 16)

Series 4: Exhibition and Gallery Files, 1973-2001 (1.1 linear feet; Box 10-12)

Series 5: Professional Files, 1971-2001 (0.6 linear feet; Box 12)

Series 6: Printed Material, 1950s-2000s (3.5 linear feet; Box 12-17)
Biographical / Historical:
Italo Scanga (1932-2001) was a sculptor, painter, and educator based in San Diego, California.

Born in Calabria, Italy in 1932, Italo Scanga and his family immigrated to the United States in 1946 and settled in Michigan. After graduating from high school, Scanga worked on the assembly line of General Motors and enlisted in the United States Army, serving in Austria in the early 1950s. Upon returning to Michigan, Scanga studied at Michigan State University where he received his MFA in sculpture in 1961.

Scanga's career was marked by a dual love of teaching and creating art. He accepted many teaching positions at various institutions including the University of Wisconsin, Madison, the Tyler School of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Pilchuck Glass School, and the University of California, San Diego. He created works of art in various forms of media including sculpture, sometimes using found-objects, prints, ceramics, glass, painting, and mixed-media. His works combined fine art, craft, and kitsch.

Scanga married Mary Louise Ashley in 1956 and together they had five children. Later, he married artist Stephanie Smedley. Italo Scanga died in 2001 and is survived by his partner, Su Mei Yu, a restauranteur and his five children, Katherine, Sarah, Anthony, Joseph, and William.
Provenance:
The Italo Scanga Foundation via Joseph and Katherine Scanga, Italo Scanga's children, donated the papers in 2002.
Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
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.
Occupation:
Sculptors -- California -- San Diego  Search this
Painters -- California -- San Diego  Search this
Educators -- California -- San Diego  Search this
Topic:
Italian American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Citation:
Italo Scanga papers, circa 1930-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.scanital
See more items in:
Italo Scanga papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-scanital

Italian-American women artists : first annual show : painting, sculpture, prints : June 6-September 16, Museo Italo Americano, San Francisco, CA

Author:
Museo italoamericano (San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Physical description:
[19] p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1979
1979]
20th century
Topic:
Italian American artists  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Italian American women  Search this
Call number:
N6538.I8 I83 1979
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_795626

Italian-American artists, 1945-1968 : a limited survey, works on paper / curated by Anthony Panzera, Lisa Panzera Melchor ; assisted by Eloise Romais Jacobs

Author:
Panzera, Anthony  Search this
Panzera, Lisa  Search this
Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery  Search this
Physical description:
46 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1994
C1994
20th century
Topic:
Italian American art  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Call number:
N6538.I8 P36 1994
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_528933

American artists of Italian heritage, 1776-1945 : a biographical dictionary / Regina Soria

Author:
Soria, Regina 1911-  Search this
Physical description:
178 p. : ill., ports., ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1993
C1993
Topic:
Italian American artists--Biography--Dictionaries  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_454992

Uses of tradition : arts of Italian Americans in Philadelphia / Dorothy Noyes

Author:
Noyes, Dorothy  Search this
Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial  Search this
Physical description:
79 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Date:
1989
Topic:
Italian American art--Exhibitions  Search this
Italian American artists--Exhibitions  Search this
Italian Americans--Social life and customs  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_487473

Italian-American artists in California, 1850 to 1925

Author:
Museo italoamericano (San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Physical description:
[28] p. : ill., port. ; 22 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
California
Date:
1980
[1980?]
Topic:
Italian Americans  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Painting--Exhibitions  Search this
Artists  Search this
Call number:
ND238.I8 I88
ND238.I8I88
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_176406

Corbino : from Rubens to Ringling / Janis Londraville and Richard Londraville ; foreword by Karal Ann Marling

Title:
From Rubens to Ringling
Author:
Londraville, Janis 1949-  Search this
Londraville, Richard 1933-  Search this
Subject:
Corbino, Jon 1905-1964  Search this
Physical description:
xxi, 221 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm
Type:
Biography
Date:
2011
C2011
Topic:
Italian American artists  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_969152

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