Clara Fasano papers, 1933-1978

Fasano, Clara, b. 1900 d. 1990
Sculptor
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 3.4 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 3 reels)

Collection Summary: Correspondence, sketchbook, scrapbook, photographs, diary, awards, and printed material.

REELS 862-863: A diary kept by Fasano giving a detailed daily account of her activities, including her associations, her domestic obligations, and her work; letters to Fasano from her husband, Jean de Marco, friends, and from colleagues; awards and certificates; and sketchbooks and drawings.

REEL 906: Photographs of Fasano and of her work.

UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence, photographs of works of art, of Fasano, of model designs for medals; a pictorial scrapbook; and printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note: Sculptor; Cervaro, Italy and New York, N.Y.

Donated by Clara Fasano 1972-1978. Two portraits of Fasano by Joseph Stella received with the papers were transferred to the National Museum of American Art.

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Related Materials

Clara Fasano papers also at Syracuse University.