Xavier J. Barile papers

Collection ID:
Barile, Xavier J., 1891-1981
Physical Description:
2 Microfilm reels

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Twenty-two letters and postcards; photographs of Barile, of his family, his art classes and his work; 40 sketches and a sketchbook; a 1965 calendar with notes; catalogs; clippings; teaching brochures; and 30 newsletters by Barile "La Voix de L'Artiste," and "A Collection of Art News and Views."
Scope and Contents
Biographical data; correspondence, including seven letters from John Sloan, one from Reginald Marsh and one from Leo Lentelli; notes, personal documents; original prints; sketchbooks; scrapbooks; photographs of Barile and of him with his art classes, and photographs of his paintings; photographs of the 1927 and 1929 Kit Kat Ball; reproductions of his cartoons and paintings; exhibition catalogs and announcements; publicity material; and clippings.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Xavier J. Barile (1891-1981) was a painter, printmaker, and instructor in New York, N.Y.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 1408-1409 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Sketchbooks were returned to the donor, Mrs. Camilla Tortorella, after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Barile donated a portion of the papers in 1972 and 1975. His sister, Mrs. Camilla Tortorella, cleared out Barile's studio when he moved to a nursing home, and donated an additional portion of his papers October 1976.

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.

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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Washington, D.C. 20001