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Maria Luisa Pacheco papers, 1957-1981

Maria Luisa Pacheco papers, 1957-1981

Pacheco, María Luisa, 1918-1982


Collection Information

Size: 0.4 linear ft. (ca. 155 items)

Summary: Photographs and transparencies of Pacheco and her work; catalogs and exhibition announcements; and printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; New York, N.Y. Born in La Paz, Bolivia. Studied with Velasquez Diaz. Painted archeological and mountain shapes translating them into semi-abstract forms. Preferred media are wood, sand, acrylic, oil and collage.


The donor, Maria Eugenia Ascarrunz, is Pacheco's daughter.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Maria Luisa Pacheco papers, 1957-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.