Leo Lentelli papers, 1894-1962

Lentelli, Leo, b. 1879 d. 1962
Sculptor
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 1.4 linear ft. (on 2 microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: Correspondence; biographical material; sketchbooks; photographs; writings; exhibition catalogs and announcements; clippings; and printed material.

REEL 108: 19 letters and cards; newspaper clippings; exhibition catalogs and announcements; miscellany; writings and sketches for Lentelli's book "Do and Don't in Drawing and Form"; sketches; a photo scrapbook; and ca. 380 photographs of Lentelli, his models, family, friends, and works of art.

REEL 3813: Biographical material, 1894-1898, consisting of 6 diplomas from the Scuola Professionale per le Arti Decorative, Bologna and from R. Istituto de Belle Arti in Bologna; correspondence; art works, consisting of 2 sketchbooks and 5 loose drawings; photographs, of Lentelli, his family, friends, studio, and works of art; printed material, including clippings; exhibition announcements and catalogs; reproductions of works of art; and miscellaneous printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note: Sculptor; New York, N.Y. b. Nov. 29, 1879, Bologna, Italy; d. Jan. 1, 1962, Rome

Material on reel 108 donated 1965, anonymously; material on reel 3813 donated 1984 by Syracuse University.

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