Archives of American Art

Niccolo Cortiglia papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.cortnicc
Creators:
Cortiglia, Niccolo, 1893-
Dates:
1920-1982
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.7 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Files on portrait commissions, primarily of individuals in Pennsylvania, containing photographs, letters and newspaper clippings; files on Cortiglia's murals and honorary degrees from Kings College, 1977-1978, and his participation in the Hoosier Salon Jury, 1950-1951, and the Primaverile Exhibition in Florence, Italy, 1920. Also included are letters to Cortiglia praising his portraits, 1936-1977; printed material, 1920-1982; and photographs, 1922-1977, of Cortiglia's work and a few photographs of Cortiglia.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Portrait painter; Pennsylvania.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1989 by Anna Cortiglia, the widow of Niccolo Cortiglia.

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

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Portrait painting -- 20th century -- Pennsylvania Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portrait painters -- Pennsylvania Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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