Nicholas Brigante papers, 1923-1983

Brigante, N.P., b. 1895 d. 1989
Active in Los Angeles, Calif.

Collection size: 0.6 linear ft. (on 3 partial microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: Correspondence, printed materials, and photographs.

REEL LA 1: Catalogs and photographs of Brigante's work.

REEL 1357: Letters to Brigante; exhibition catalogs and announcements; and invitations.

REEL 3967: Nine letters from Stanton Macdonald-Wright, and a letter from Brigante to Macdonald-Wright; an undated letter from Macdonald-Wright to Frank Stevens; an undated photograph of Macdonald-Wright with Jack Wells; Macdonald-Wright exhibition announcements and catalogs; 2 newsletters; and a gallery review relating to Brigante.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter; Los Angeles, California. Brigante and Stanton Macdonald-Wright were close friends.

Material on reels 1357 and 3967 donated 1975 and 1986 by Brigante. Material on reel LA 1 lent 1964 by Brigante.

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