Niccolo Cortiglia papers, 1920-1982

Cortiglia, Niccolo, b. 1893
Painter
Active in Pa.,

Collection size: 0.7 linear ft.

Collection Summary: Files on portrait commissions, primarily of individuals in Pennsylvania, containing photographs, letters and newspaper clippings; files on Cortiglia's murals and honorary degrees from Kings College, 1977-1978, and his participation in the Hoosier Salon Jury, 1950-1951, and the Primaverile Exhibition in Florence, Italy, 1920. Also included are letters to Cortiglia praising his portraits, 1936-1977; printed material, 1920-1982; and photographs, 1922-1977, of Cortiglia's work and a few photographs of Cortiglia.

Biographical/Historical Note: Portrait painter; Pennsylvania.

Donated 1989 by Anna Cortiglia, the widow of Niccolo Cortiglia.

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