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Bruno Mankowski papers, 1903-1991

Mankowski, Bruno, 1902-1990

Painter, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 0.6 Linear feet

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.


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

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Location of originals unknown.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

Biographical material, letters, exhibition register, and publication and award lists are photocopies.

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.