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Bruno Mankowski papers, 1903-1991

Bruno Mankowski papers, 1903-1991

Mankowski, Bruno, 1902-1990

Sculptor, Painter

Collection Information

Size: 0.6 linear ft.

Summary: Biographical material; a few letters, 1938-1939 and 1987-1988, and a 1991 memorandum, relating to WPA activities; art work, including loose sketches for medallions and other projects, a drawing for the Nitrogen Safety Award, 1956, a drawing for American Legion Award, and one sketchbook; exhibition catalogs; postcards, including some with reproductions of Mankowski's work; clippings; exhibition register, publication and award lists, and other miscellaneous printed materials; and ca. 200 photographs of Mankowski's sculpture, including works in progress, Mankowski in his studio, and pieces being installed.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sculptor, medalist; New York, N.Y. and Washington, D.C.

Provenance

Donated by Mankowski's dealer, Berman/Deferner Gallery, 1992.

Location of Originals

  • Location of originals unknown.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Bruno Mankowski papers, 1903-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.