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Marianna Pineda papers, 1943-1998, (bulk 1980-1995)

Marianna Pineda papers, 1943-1998, (bulk 1980-1995)

Pineda, Marianna, 1925-1996

Sculptor

Collection Information

Size: 3.8 linear ft.

Addition: 0.4 linear ft.

Summary: Biographical material; correspondence; journal; a notebook, "Sculpture Accounts," containing notes on castings, sizes, and purchase of her sculpture; writings, including a lecture "Rodin's Portrayal of Women" (1992); diary entries by Harold Tovish; exhibition catalogs; files on dealers, projects,commissions and exhibitions; insurance policies; price lists; photographs of Pineda and her artwork; video cassettes, including: "Search for the Queen: From Manquette to Monument," "The Eve Celebrant Series-Other Available Work by Marianna Pineda," "Remembering Marianna Pineda"; and of Harold Tovish, Pineda's husband, discussing Pineda's work at an exhibition held at the Boston University Art Gallery; contracts, cost estimates, receipts, travel documents, project specifications, clippings, and a speech related to Pineda's sculpture of Queen Liliuokalani for Honolulu, Hawaii; and clippings and printed material.

ADDITION: Notebooks, including a record of sculpture 1943-1965, and notebooks on her trips to Hawaii in 1980 and 1982; photographs of Pineda and of sculpture of Queen Liliuokalani; exhibition catalogues; correspondence with Contemporary Arts Center of Hawaii; project file relating to Hearthstone Plaza; and a contract for commission of Queen Liliuokalani sculpture.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sculptor; Boston, Mass. Died 1996. Pineda studied art at Bennington College, Berkeley, Cranbrook Academy, Paris, and at Columbia University, where she met fellow student Harold Tovish, whom she married in the late 1940s. She was a fellow at the Radcliff Institute, 1962-1964.

Provenance

Donated by Marianna Pineda, 1989 and after her death, by her widower, Harold Tovish, in 1997 and 1998.

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

Marianna Pineda papers, 1943-1998, (bulk 1980-1995). Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.