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Bernard Rost papers relating to Letterio Calapai, 1950-1992

Rost, Bernard



Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet

Summary: Letters, notes, a subject file, photographs, and printed material collected by Bernard Rost regarding realist painter and printmaker Letterio Calapai. Letters are to Rost from Calapai and his wife Jean. Writings include Rost's notes from a visit with Calapai on June 13, 1989. A subject file consists of material concerning The Workshop Gallery of Letterio Calapai. Slides and photographs are of Calapai, his family, and works of art. Printed material includes catalogs and newspaper clippings about Calapai.

Biographical/Historical Note

Bernard Rost was a collector of Letterio Calapai's works of art.


Donated 2016 by the Bernard Post Estate via Keith Bringe, executor.

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

How to Cite This Collection

Bernard Rost papers relating to Letterio Calapai, 1950-1992. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.