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Clara Fasano papers, 1933-1978

Clara Fasano papers, 1933-1978

Fasano, Clara, 1900-1990

Sculptor

Collection Information

Size: 2.9 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 3 reels)

Summary: Correspondence, sketchbook, scrapbook, photographs, diary, awards, and printed material.

REELS 862-863: A diary kept by Fasano giving a detailed daily account of her activities, including her associations, her domestic obligations, and her work; letters to Fasano from her husband, Jean de Marco, friends, and from colleagues; awards and certificates; and sketchbooks and drawings.

REEL 906: Photographs of Fasano and of her work.

UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence, photographs of works of art, of Fasano, of model designs for medals; a pictorial scrapbook; and printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sculptor; Cervaro, Italy and New York, N.Y.

Provenance

Donated by Clara Fasano 1972-1978. Two portraits of Fasano by Joseph Stella received with the papers were transferred to the National Museum of American Art.

Related Materials

Clara Fasano papers also at Syracuse University.

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reels 862, 863, and 906 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Clara Fasano papers, 1933-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.