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Boris Lovet-Lorski journals, 1945-1966

Boris Lovet-Lorski journals, 1945-1966

Lovet-Lorski, Boris, 1894-1973

Sculptor, Painter, Lithographer

Collection Information

Size: 0.4 linear feet

Summary: The journals of New York City sculptor and graphic artist Boris Lovet-Lorski, measure 0.4 feet and a date from 1945-1966. The volumes consist of ten appointment diaries, which document aspects of Lovet-Lorski's daily life, such as medical appointments, dates with friends, and other typical activities. The journals do not cover the entire period of 1945-1966 but are a random selection of annual volumes from this period.

Biographical/Historical Note

Boris Lovet-Lorski (1894-1973) was a sculptor and grapic artist living in New York, Boston, Milwaukee, Paris, France, and Beverly Hills, California.

Provenance

The papers were donated to the Archives of American Art in 2009 by Juan Rodriguez, dealer and friend.

A Finding Aid to the Boris Lovet-Lorski journals, 1945-1966, in the Archives of American Art
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Biographical/Historical note
Boris Lovet-Lorski (1894-1973) was a sculptor and grapic artist. Born in Lithuania, he studied at the Imperial Academy of Arts in St. Petersburg, Russia, where he worked briefly as an architect. In 1920 he emigrated to the United States, living not only in New York, but also in Boston, Milwaukee, Paris, France, and Beverly Hills, California. Lovet-Lorski became a US citizen in 1925. As an artist, Lovet-Lorski focused on the female nude often in a French Art Deco style. He is known for sculpting with broad and diverse materials including various types of stone and metals, slate, onyx, wood, plaster, jade and lava.
Arrangement note
The collection is arranged in 1 Series:
Series 1: Journals, 1945-1966 (Box 1; 0.4 linear feet)
Provenance
The papers were donated to the Archives of American Art in 2009 by Juan Rodriguez, dealer and friend.
Processing Information note
The collection was processed to a minimal level and a finding aid prepared by Harriet E. Shapiro in 2014.

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

Boris Lovet-Lorski journals, 1945-1966. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

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