Nicolai Cikovsky papers, 1939-1964

Cikovsky, Nicolai, b. 1894
Painter, Muralist

Collection size: 80 items (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Correspondence, 1941-1960; exhibition catalogs; clippings; a sketchbook (20.2 x 12.5 cm., 21 pages drawn), pencil, ink & watercolor on paper, signed, 1943; and photographs.

Among the photographs are 2 of Cikovsky, 1 of him in his studio which was once occupied by Frank Duveneck, 6 of exhibits at the Carnegie Institute, 1944-1950, and 40 of his art work, including 4 of the Treasury Dept. Fine Arts Project-sponsored Dept. of Interior murals and 3 of cartoons for that mural, 1938; 3 of the Treasury Dept. Section of Painting & Sculpture-sponsored mural painting entitled, "The Old Tavern," in the Silver Spring, Maryland post office, shown with Cikovsky and postmaster, 1936, and 5 of cartoons for the Treasury Dept. Section of Fine Arts-sponsored murals for the post office in Towson, Maryland, 1939.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, muralist; New York, N.Y.

Donated 1966 by Nicolai Cikovsky.

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