George Spaventa papers, 1944-1980

Spaventa, George, b. 1918 d. 1978
Sculptor, Art teacher
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 0.2 linear ft.

Collection Summary: Business letters; 52 sketches in ink, ink-wash, and pentel; photographs of Spaventa's work and of him with his family and friends; Spaventa's notes about his dreams; an essay by Frank O'Hara; financial statements and invoices; catalogs, announcements, and clippings; and miscellany.

Biographical/Historical Note: Sculptor, instructor; New York, N.Y.

The donor, Lillian Sannasardo, is Spaventa's sister.

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