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Guiseppe Moretti papers, 1888-1981

Moretti, Giuseppe, 1859-1935



Collection Information

Size: 1 Microfilm reel

Summary: Correspondence; biographical material; writings; photographs of Moretti, his wife, his studio, home, gardens, and works of art; and scrapbooks. Some material compiled by Moretti's assistant, Geneva Mercer. Material on Moretti's wife, Dorothea, also included.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sculptor; New York City, Alabama, Pittsburg, Pa., and Italy. Born in Tuscany, Italy. Moved to NYC in 1888. He relocated to Alabama in 1901 or 1902 after working on a commission for the Alabama Worlds Fair.


Microfilm purchased from the Birmingham Public Library, 1990.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals in: Birmingham Public Library, Birmingham, Alabama.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 4387 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Guiseppe Moretti papers, 1888-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.