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Beverly Pepper papers, 1969-1981

Pepper, Beverly Stoll, 1922-2020

Painter, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet

Summary: Twenty slides of Pepper's work; a biographical sketch and bibliography; exhibition catalogs; a manuscript of a speech by Pepper, "Public Sculpture and its Public"; and a photograph of Pepper explaining work to be done on one of her sculptures at the John Deere Foundry, East Moline, Ill.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sculptor, painter; Brooklyn, N.Y. and Torre Gentile di Todi, Italy. Birth date cited as both 1922 and 1924. Studied with Leger and L'Hote. Noted for her site sculpture.


Donated by Beverly Pepper, 1979 and 1982.

Language Note

English .

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How to Cite This Collection

Beverly Pepper papers, 1969-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.