Size: 2.7 Linear feet
Summary: The papers of Luigi Lucioni measure 2.7 linear feet and date from 1905-2008. The papers document Lucioni's life and career as a commercially successful realist painter who was best known for his landscapes of Vermont and portraits of opera singers. Included are biographical material, correspondence, writings, photographs, printed material including objects relating to Lucioni, and artwork. Correspondence is with friends, family, admirers, museums, and associates; Writings and notes are by Lucioni and also includes a signed guest book; Photographs are of Lucioni, his family, his artwork and events. Printed material includes publicity materials concerning Lucioni's solo exhibitions, opera playbills, newspaper and magazine clippings, holiday card designs and auction and exhibition catalogs. Objects include four decks of playing cards and a puzzle all featuring Lucioni's artwork, and artwork consists of sketches of a dog, likely one of Lucioni's pets.