Salvatore Aucello papers

Collection ID:
Aucello, Salvatore L., 1903-
Physical Description:
36 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
31 preliminary sketches for a mural in the Chrylser Building, New York City, mostly gesture drawings of laborers. Sketches are on 29 sheets (27.7 x 21.4 cm.) charcoal & pencil on paper; 16 are signed in ink: "SA." Also included are 17 photographs of Aucello, a resume, an exhibition catalog, 1941, a reproduction of a mural by Aucello in P.S. 150, Bronx, New York, and other printed material.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Mural painter; New York State. Studied at the National Academy of Design. Project planner for the Public Works of Art Project. Also executed murals in ceramic tile and mosaic.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 2786 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1961 by Salvatore Aucello.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

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Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Mural painting and decoration -- New York (State) -- New York Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artists' preparatory studies Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Muralists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chrysler Building (New York, N.Y.) -- Pictorial works Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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