Leonard Creo papers

Collection ID:
Creo, Leonard E., 1923-
[ca. 1951]-2004
Physical Description:
0.6 Linear feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence; writings; photographs; works of art; a transcript of an audio recording; financial material; exhibition announcements, clippings and other printed material. Correspondents include the ACA Galleries in New York and Rome, Carter Gallery (Los Angeles), the Shayne Gallery (Montreal), Rooksmoor Gallery (Bath, England), Portal Gallery (London) and others. Writings include a typescript, "My Friend" by Richard E. Heller about Creo and notes on "Media developed by Gutierez for David Siqueiros and Diego Rivera", ca. 1951. Photographs are of Creo and his works of art. Works of art include a watercolor, and studies for paintings, including two sketchbooks with preliminary drawings. Financial material includes price lists of paintings, sales receipts, and receipts from the Morris Singer Foundry, Ltd., London. Transcript includes Creo's recollections of studying mural painting in Mexico City under the GI Bill and returning to New York from Mexico.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter; Herefordshire, England; b. 1923.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 2006 by Leonard Creo.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
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