Marianna Pineda papers, 1943-1998, (bulk 1980-1995)

Pineda, Marianna, b. 1925 d. 1996
Active in Boston, Mass.

Collection size: 3.8 linear ft.
Addition: 0.4 linear ft.

Collection Summary: Biographical material; correspondence; journal; a notebook, "Sculpture Accounts," containing notes on castings, sizes, and purchase of her sculpture; writings, including a lecture "Rodin's Portrayal of Women" (1992); diary entries by Harold Tovish; exhibition catalogs; files on dealers, projects,commissions and exhibitions; insurance policies; price lists; photographs of Pineda and her artwork; video cassettes, including: "Search for the Queen: From Manquette to Monument," "The Eve Celebrant Series-Other Available Work by Marianna Pineda," "Remembering Marianna Pineda"; and of Harold Tovish, Pineda's husband, discussing Pineda's work at an exhibition held at the Boston University Art Gallery; contracts, cost estimates, receipts, travel documents, project specifications, clippings, and a speech related to Pineda's sculpture of Queen Liliuokalani for Honolulu, Hawaii; and clippings and printed material.

ADDITION: Notebooks, including a record of sculpture 1943-1965, and notebooks on her trips to Hawaii in 1980 and 1982; photographs of Pineda and of sculpture of Queen Liliuokalani; exhibition catalogues; correspondence with Contemporary Arts Center of Hawaii; project file relating to Hearthstone Plaza; and a contract for commission of Queen Liliuokalani sculpture.

Biographical/Historical Note: Sculptor; Boston, Mass. Died 1996. Pineda studied art at Bennington College, Berkeley, Cranbrook Academy, Paris, and at Columbia University, where she met fellow student Harold Tovish, whom she married in the late 1940s. She was a fellow at the Radcliff Institute, 1962-1964.

Donated by Marianna Pineda, 1989 and after her death, by her widower, Harold Tovish, in 1997 and 1998.

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