Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.moscaugu
Creators:
Mosca, August, 1907 or 9-2003
Dates:
1930-1969
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.6 Linear feet
(on 3 microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, prospectus, exhibition catalogs, photographs, clippings, sketches, much of it relating to Joseph Stella.
Scope and Contents
Reel N69-112: Correspondence, 1954-1959, and 1967-1969, concerns the sale of Mosca's paintings, and includes letters from Nathan Cummins, chairman of Consolidated Food Corp. and a Mosca collector; Harry and Betty Salpeter, Roger Van Damme, Seymour Tubis; Jessica Gasparo, Stefano Cusumano, and Alfred Russell. Also included are 10 photographs of Mosca and his work and two Joseph Stella catalogs.
Scope and Contents
Reel N70-7: Papers relating to Joseph Stella, 1938-1944. Thirty-seven letters and postcards reflecting the friendship between Stella and Mosca, commenting on Stella's and Mosca's work, and his illness; a 16p. typed reminiscence of Stella by Mosca; and a letter from Mosca to Giovanni Stella, 1943, expressing his concern for his brother's condition. Also included are Mosca's correspondence on Stella's exhibits with M. Knoedler & Co., and with Theodore Sizer, Yale University; a typed prospectus for the Joseph Stella School of Art, and a preface for a Mosca exhibit catalog written by Stella.
Scope and Contents
Reel 1576: Eighty Joseph Stella items, Mosca letters, photographs, exhibition catalogs, clippings and sketches.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter; Bronx, N.Y.; d. 2002 Born in Naples, Italy. Studied under Joseph Stella, and at the Yale School of Fine Arts. Member of the Artists Equity Association, New York.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm rolls N69-112, N70-7, and 1576 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1968-1969 by August Mosca.

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
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stella, Joseph, 1877-1946 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cusumano, Stefano, 1912-1975 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Van Damme, Roger Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cummings, Nathan, 1897-1985 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Salpeter, Harry Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Salpeter, Betty Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tubis, Seymour, 1919- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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