Umberto Romano papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.romaumbe
Creators:
Romano, Umberto, 1905-1982
Dates:
[ca. 1935-1979]
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.8 Items
Linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 1 reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, printed material, sketchbooks, photographs, and business material.
Scope and Contents
REEL 701: 17 letters from E.A. Jewell, Nelson Rockefeller, J. Carter Brown and Helen Gerardia; exhibition catalogs and announcements; 23 photographs of Romano and his paintings; clippings and brochures on the Umberto Romano School of Art; BEST OF ART by Emily Genauer with an article on Romano's painting "Ecce Homo" and a copy of THE DIVINE COMEDY illustrated by Romano.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: Personal letters and xeroxed correspondence from the White House regarding a commission for the portrait of Sara Delano Roosevelt; 2 contracts with the National Academy of Design; 2 sketchbooks; photographs of mural paintings in Springfield, Massachusetts and the Century Club, New York City; clippings, exhibition catalogs and announcements.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, sculptor and teacher; New York (N.Y.) Born in Naples, Italy. Illustrated Dante's THE DIVINE COMEDY in 1947. Instructor of painting and sculpture at Worcester Art Museum School and privately in New York City. Member: National Society of Mural Painters, National Academy of Design, Audubon Artists and the Century Association.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 701 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated in 1971 and 1979 by Romano.

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
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century -- Massachusetts -- Springfield -- Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York -- Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sketchbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portrait painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art teachers -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Roosevelt, Sara Delano, 1854-1941 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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