Enrique Riverón letters to Mario Carreño, 1981-1990

Riverón, Enrique, b. 1902 d. 1998
Painter, Sculptor, Illustrator, Cartoonist
Active in Miami, Fla.

Collection size: 34 items.

Collection Summary: Riveron's letters to his friend and fellow Cuban artist Mario Carreño are chatty and informal. He writes about his wife Noella, various exhibitions, mutual friends, memories of their days in Cuba, health issues, politics, the weather, pricing paintings, his collages, his longings for Paris and New York, and holidays.

Biographical/Historical Note: Riveron, a painter, sculptor, cartoonist, illustrator from Miami, Fla. was born 1902 in Cuba. Carreño, also a painter, was born in Havana, Cuba, 1913, and later moved to Santiago, Chile.

Lent for microfilming 1997 by Ido Gonzalez de Carreño, the wife of Mario Carreño.

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