Collection ID:
Fasano, Clara, 1900-1990
Physical Description:
2.9 Linear feet
(partially microfilmed on 3 reels)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, sketchbook, scrapbook, photographs, diary, awards, and printed material.
Scope and Contents
REELS 862-863: A diary kept by Fasano giving a detailed daily account of her activities, including her associations, her domestic obligations, and her work; letters to Fasano from her husband, Jean de Marco, friends, and from colleagues; awards and certificates; and sketchbooks and drawings.
Scope and Contents
REEL 906: Photographs of Fasano and of her work.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence, photographs of works of art, of Fasano, of model designs for medals; a pictorial scrapbook; and printed material.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sculptor; Cervaro, Italy and New York, N.Y.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 862, 863, and 906 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Clara Fasano 1972-1978. Two portraits of Fasano by Joseph Stella received with the papers were transferred to the National Museum of American Art.

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.

Related Materials
Clara Fasano papers also at Syracuse University.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Women sculptors -- Italy Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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