Richard Faralla papers, 1927-1984

Faralla, Richard, b. 1916
Sculptor, Collagist
Active in San Francisco, Calif.

Collection size: 1.6 linear ft. (on 4 microfilm reels) Addition: 0.4 linear ft.

Collection Summary: Correspondence, art works, printed materials, writings, sketches and sketchbooks, and photographs. REEL 3951: Correspondence with friends, family members, and teaching colleagues (several letters are illustrated); a collage; two paintings on paper; business records, 1973-1979; two clippings; exhibition announcements; a catalog; and photographs of Faralla and of his art works. REELS 1709-1710, 1818: Correspondence with friends, artists, museums, galleries, art critics, and art collectors; sketches and sketchbooks; biographical information; writings by and about Faralla; commission and exhibition files; exhibition catalogs and announcements; and 60 photographs of Faralla and his work. ADDITION: Correspondence, 1985-1989.

Biographical/Historical Note: Sculptor; San Francisco, Calif. Also signed name Duane (Richard) Faralla.

Donated 1981-1991 by Richard Faralla.

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