A Finding Aid to the Luigi Lucioni letters to Nelson C. White,1922-1927, in the Archives of American Art

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.whitnelso
Creators:
White, Nelson C.
Lucioni, Luigi, 1900-1988
Dates:
1922-1927
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.02 Linear feet
Repository:
The three letters from artist Luigi Lucioni to art historian Nelson C. White measure 0.02 linear feet and are dated June 5, 1922, June 27, 1923, and December 11, 1927. In these letters, which reflect the friendship between Lucioni and White, Lucioni writes about various topics the two correspondents had discussed in person, including the National Academy of Design, his studio and work, and novels and plays that interest him.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The three letters from artist Luigi Lucioni to art historian Nelson C. White measure 0.02 linear feet and are dated June 5, 1922, June 27, 1923, and December 11, 1927. In these letters, which reflect the friendship between Lucioni and White, Lucioni writes about various topics the two correspondents had discussed in person, including the National Academy of Design, his studio and work, and novels and plays that interest him.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Due to the small size of this collection the papers are arranged as one series.
  • Series 1:Luigi Lucioni letters to Nelson C. White, 1922-1927 (Folder 1; 3 Items)

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Connecticut painter, art historian, and collector, Nelson C. White (1900-1989), was born in Waterford, Connecticut. Son of artist Henry C. White, Nelson was a friend of the artist Luigi Lucioni (1900-1988), a realist painter best known for his landscapes of Vermont and portraits of opera singers.

Administration
Processing Information
The collection was processed and a finding aid prepared by Ryan Evans in 2018.
Author
Ryan Evans
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Luigi Lucioni letters to Nelson C. White,1922-1927, were donated in 2017 by George Cooke White, Nelson C. White's son.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Preferred Citation
Luigi Lucioni letters to Nelson C. White, 1922-1927. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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