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Louise Marianetti papers, bulk 1942-1960, 1913-1960

Marianetti, Louise E., 1916-2009



Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of Louise E. Marianetti measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1913 to 1960. Included are five illustrated letters from Marianetti to her brother Caesar, 1942; notes from her art studies, particularly about materials and the methods of William C. Palmer; published instructional manuals for drawing, painting in watercolor, preparing canvas, glues for sizing linen, and lettering (1913); price lists for paints and frames; and miscellany.

Biographical/Historical Note

Louise E. Marianetti (1916-2009) was a painter from North Providence, Rhode Island.


Donated 2017 by the Louise E. Marianetti estate via Louise M. Pezzullo, executor.

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

Louise Marianetti papers, bulk 1942-1960, 1913-1960. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.