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James Turnure photographs and writings, circa 1944-1951

Turnure, James, 1924-

Art historian


Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet

Summary: Black and white photographs and snapshots of France and Italy, presumably taken by James Turnure during one of his visits to Europe to see poet George Santayana. Turnure and Santayana are pictured in a few of the photographs. Also included are writings, presumably by Turnure, about visiting Rome and Sorrento, Italy.

Biographical/Historical Note

James H. Turnure (1924- ) was a professor of art history in New York, New York and an acquaintance of George Santayana's.


Provenance unknown.

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.

How to Cite This Collection

James Turnure photographs and writings, circa 1944-1951. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.