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Marcella Comès (Winslow) papers, 1915-1982 [and undated]

Marcella Comès (Winslow) papers, 1915-1982 [and undated]

Winslow, Marcella Comès, 1905-2000

Photographer, Portrait painter

Collection Information

Size: 1202 items (partially microfilmed on 2 reels)

Summary: Files related to Washington, D.C. art activities; photographs; scrapbook; and guestbook.

Biographical/Historical Note

Portrait painter, photographer; Washington, D.C. b. 1905. d. July 6, 2000. Married name Mrs. Randolph Winslow. Trained at the Carnegie School of Fine Arts and privately in Europe. Comès played an active part in the local D.C. art community; as a member of the Women's Commission of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, president of the D.C. chapter of Artists Equity Association, 1969-1971, and as the national vice-president, 1971-1973. Comès was the ex-officio portraitist to the Poetry Chair at the Library of Congress.


Lent and donated 1982 by Marcella Comes.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reels 2424-2425 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Marcella Comès (Winslow) papers, 1915-1982 [and undated]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.