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Mirella Bentivoglio correspondence regarding Ben Shahn, 1959-1962

Mirella Bentivoglio correspondence regarding Ben Shahn, 1959-1962

Bentivoglio, Mirella, 1922-

Collection Information

Size: 24 items.

Summary: Correspondence tied with research in preparation for Bentivoglio's book on Shahn. Includes two letters from Edith Gregor Halpert of the Downtown Gallery. Also includes one copy photograph of Shahn's photo "The accordion player" and a printed flier for "A treasury of Yiddish stories" (a book with illustrations by Shahn).

Biographical/Historical Note

Mirella Bentivoglio (b. 1922) is an Italian sculptor, book artist, and performance artist.

Provenance

Donated by Frances Pohl, a friend of Bentivoglio's, in 1992.

Restrictions on Access

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How to Cite This Collection

Mirella Bentivoglio correspondence regarding Ben Shahn, 1959-1962. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.