Guiseppe Moretti papers, 1888-1981

Moretti, Giuseppe, b. 1859 d. 1935
Active in New York, N.Y.; Pittsburgh, Pa.; Ala.

Collection size: 1 microfilm reel.

Collection Summary: Correspondence; biographical material; writings; photographs of Moretti, his wife, his studio, home, gardens, and works of art; and scrapbooks. Some material compiled by Moretti's assistant, Geneva Mercer. Material on Moretti's wife, Dorothea, also included.

Biographical/Historical Note: Sculptor; New York City, Alabama, Pittsburg, Pa., and Italy. Born in Tuscany, Italy. Moved to NYC in 1888. He relocated to Alabama in 1901 or 1902 after working on a commission for the Alabama Worlds Fair.

Microfilm purchased from the Birmingham Public Library, 1990.

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