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George Spaventa papers, 1944-1980

Spaventa, George, 1918-1978

Art teacher, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet

Summary: Business letters; 52 sketches in ink, ink-wash, and pentel; photographs of Spaventa's work and of him with his family and friends; Spaventa's notes about his dreams; an essay by Frank O'Hara; financial statements and invoices; catalogs, announcements, and clippings; and miscellany.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sculptor, instructor; New York, N.Y.


The donor, Lillian Sannasardo, is Spaventa's sister.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

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

George Spaventa papers, 1944-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.