Photographs relating to Diego Rivera's fresco "Nightmare of War, Dream of Peace,"

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.greewend
Creators:
Greenhouse, Wendy, 1955-
Dates:
1952
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
3 Photographic prints
b&w:
8.89 cm X 8.89 cm
1 Photographic print
col.
7.62 cm X 7.62 cm
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Four photographs of Diego Rivera's portable fresco "Nightmare of War, Dream of Peace" 1952, now missing. One photograph of Rivera at work on the fresco; one of Frida Kahlo in a wheelchair, posing for the fresco; one of a segment of the fresco; and one color snapshot of Rivera and Kahlo with the work in progress, dated "week of April 7, 1952." Photographer unknown.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 2003 by Wendy Greenhouse who found the photographs among the papers of her deceased great-aunt Henrietta Leonard Feith. Ms. Greenhouse did not know if her great-aunt had any contact with Diego Rivera or how she acquired the photographs.

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
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Hispanic American art Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kahlo, Frida Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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