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Attilio and Lucia Salemme papers, 1933-1955

Salemme, Attilio, b. 1911 d. 1955
Painter, Muralist, Printmaker
Active in New York, N.Y.

Salemme, Lucia Autorino, b. 1919
Painter
Active in New York,N.Y.

Collection size: 500 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Correspondence; biographical information; exhibition notices and catlogs; sketchbooks; notebooks; publications; and photographs of the artist and his works. Also contains materials relating to the artistic career of Lucia Salemme, Salemme's wife, including two scrapbooks; a sketchbook and material concerning her work on the Federal Art Project; photographs; and correspondence.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter; New York, N.Y. His brother, Antonio Salemme, is a sculptor and a painter. Lucy Salemme was a painter and worked on the Federal Art Project.

Lent for microfilming 1965 by Lucy Salemme.

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