A Finding Aid to the Boris Lovet-Lorski journals, 1945-1966, in the Archives of American Art

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.lovebori
Creators:
Lovet-Lorski, Boris, 1894-1973
Dates:
1945-1966
Languages:
English
The collection is in English.
Physical Description:
0.4 Linear Feet
Repository:
The journals of New York City sculptor and graphic artist, Boris Lovet-Lorski, measure 0.4 feet and a date from 1945-1966. The volumes consist of ten appointment diaries, which document aspects of Lovet-Lorski's daily life, such as medical appointments, dates with friends and other typical activities. The journals do not cover the entire period of 1945-1966 but are a random selection of annual volumes from this period.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The journals of New York City sculptor and graphic artist Boris Lovet-Lorski, measure 0.4 feet and a date from 1945-1966. The volumes consist of ten appointment diaries, which document aspects of Lovet-Lorski's daily life, such as medical appointments, dates with friends and other typical activities. The journals do not cover the entire period of 1945-1966 but are a random selection of annual volumes from this period.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is arranged in 1 Series:
  • Series 1: Journals, 1945-1966 (Box 1; 0.4 linear feet)

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Boris Lovet-Lorski (1894-1973) was a sculptor and grapic artist. Born in Lithuania, he studied at the Imperial Academy of Arts in St. Petersburg, Russia, where he worked briefly as an architect. In 1920 he emigrated to the United States, living not only in New York, but also in Boston, Milwaukee, Paris, France, and Beverly Hills, California. Lovet-Lorski became a US citizen in 1925. As an artist, Lovet-Lorski focused on the female nude often in a French Art Deco style. He is known for sculpting with broad and diverse materials including various types of stone and metals, slate, onyx, wood, plaster, jade and lava.

Administration
Processing Information
The collection was processed to a minimal level and a finding aid prepared by Harriet E. Shapiro in 2014.
Author
Harriet E. Shapiro
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were donated to the Archives of American Art in 2009 by Juan Rodriguez, dealer and friend.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Boris Lovet-Lorski journals, 1945-1966. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original materials requires an appointment.
Conditions Governing Use
The Boris Lovet-Lorski journals are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Lithographers -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Diaries Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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