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Albert Bernasconi papers, 1898-1973

Albert Bernasconi papers, 1898-1973

Bernasconi, Albert, 1888-

Sculptor

Collection Information

Size: 37 items.

Summary: A degree certificate in Architectural Ornamentation from Scuola D'Arte Viggiu, 1906; letters, 1972, from Bernasconi and his wife to the Mayor of San Francisco regarding a reception given in honor of Bernasconi's work on City Hall; 2 letters, 1972, from the Oakland Museum requesting information on Bernasconi's work; 5 letters, 1972-1973, regarding Bernasconi's participation in the building and the landscaping of the Hearst castle;

a notebook containing reports on marble quarries in Calaveras County, California and miscellany; a sketchbook, 1898; clippings; picture postcards; photographs, ca. 1915-1970, of Bernasconi, his family, his studio, and works of art; and an album, ca. 1906, containing 178 photographs of works of art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sculptor and master stonecutter (Redwood City, Calif.)

Provenance

Donated 1974 by Albert Bernasconi.

Microfilm reel 3887 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

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