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Attilio and Lucia Salemme papers, 1933-1955

Salemme, Attilio, 1911-1955

Muralist, Painter, Printmaker


Collection Information

Size: 500 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Correspondence; biographical information; exhibition notices and catlogs; sketchbooks; notebooks; publications; and photographs of the artist and his works. Also contains materials relating to the artistic career of Lucia Salemme, Salemme's wife, including two scrapbooks; a sketchbook and material concerning her work on the Federal Art Project; photographs; and correspondence.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; New York, N.Y. His brother, Antonio Salemme, is a sculptor and a painter. Lucy Salemme was a painter and worked on the Federal Art Project.


Lent for microfilming 1965 by Lucy Salemme.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to the lender, Mrs. Attilio Salemme, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel D228 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Attilio and Lucia Salemme papers, 1933-1955. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.