Receipt from Diego Rivera

Collection ID:
Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957
1935 Mar. 5
Physical Description:
1 Item

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A receipt from Diego Rivera representing the sale of his portrait of Miss Kathleen Burke to Mrs. S. E. [Samuel E.; Ruth] Strong for {dollar}500.00, March 5, 1935.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Diego Rivera, a renowned Mexican mural painter, was commissioned by Mrs. Samuel Strong in 1935 to paint a portrait of her friend, Kathleen Burke, of Cleveland, Ohio.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1999 by Mrs. Ruth Vincent, Mrs. Samuel E. Strong's former personal secretary.

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Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Portrait painting Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Burke, Kathleen -- Portraits. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Strong, Ruth, d. 1968 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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