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INVENTORY OF THE ENRICO DONATI LETTERS RECEIVED AND MANUSCRIPTS, 1943-1963.
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Description
Italian-born painter and sculptor. Circa 200 letters received from galleries, museums, and artists, four manuscripts, and circa 20 printed items primarily relate to the Surrealist retrospective "Le Surrealisme en 1947" curated by Andrei Breton and Marcel Duchamp and held at the Galerie Maeght in Paris, July-August 1947.
Background
The Italian-born painter and sculptor, Enrico Donati, became an American citizen in 1945. During the 1930s and 1940s he was associated with Surrealists in Paris and New York, contributing to the Surrealist retrospective in Paris in 1947.
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ca. 250 items
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Open for use by qualified researchers.