Allan D. and Kate S. Emil papers, 1967-1977

Emil, Allan D., b. 1898 d. 1976
Art patron
Active in New York, N.Y.

Emil, Kate S.
Art patron
Active in New York,N.Y.

Collection size: 22 items (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: The papers of Allan D. and Kate S. Emil relate primarily to their gift to New York University of Pablo Picasso's "Bust of Sylvette," executed in concrete by Carl Nesjar. There is also an unrelated letter from Henry Moore.

Four photographs of the construction of the sculpture, clippings, press releases, eight letters commenting on the sculpture, and a booklet about it. In addition there is a letter dated October 21, 1966, from Henry Moore who writes about his sculpture, "King and Queen," done in 1952-1953.

Biographical/Historical Note: Art patrons (New York, N.Y.)

Donated 1977 by Mrs. Allan D. Emil.

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