Collection ID:
Lentelli, Leo, b. 1879
Physical Description:
1.4 Linear feet
(on 2 microfilm reels)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence; biographical material; sketchbooks; photographs; writings; exhibition catalogs and announcements; clippings; and printed material.
Scope and Contents
REEL 108: 19 letters and cards; newspaper clippings; exhibition catalogs and announcements; miscellany; writings and sketches for Lentelli's book "Do and Don't in Drawing and Form"; sketches; a photo scrapbook; and ca. 380 photographs of Lentelli, his models, family, friends, and works of art.
Scope and Contents
REEL 3813: Biographical material, 1894-1898, consisting of 6 diplomas from the Scuola Professionale per le Arti Decorative, Bologna and from R. Istituto de Belle Arti in Bologna; correspondence; art works, consisting of 2 sketchbooks and 5 loose drawings; photographs, of Lentelli, his family, friends, studio, and works of art; printed material, including clippings; exhibition announcements and catalogs; reproductions of works of art; and miscellaneous printed material.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sculptor; New York, N.Y. b. Nov. 29, 1879, Bologna, Italy; d. Jan. 1, 1962, Rome

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 108 & 3813 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reel 108 donated 1965, anonymously; material on reel 3813 donated 1984 by Syracuse University.

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.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sculpture, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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