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Nela Arias-Misson papers, 1916-1984

Arias-Misson, Nela, 1915-2015



Collection Information

Size: 1 Linear foot

Summary: The Nela Arias-Misson papers measure 1.0 linear foot and date from 1916-1984. Included is biographical material, personal and professional correspondence with Hans Hofmann and others, personal business records, photographs, and rare printed material documenting the development of Arias-Misson's painting as well as her engagement with prominent art figures and movements.

Biographical/Historical Note

Nela Arias-Misson (1915- 2015) was a Cuban-born painter who spent significant portions of her life in New York City, Provincetown, Massachsetts, Spain, and Miami.


Donated in 2020 by Flor Mayoral and Marcelo Llobell, executors and estate representatives.

Language Note

English .

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How to Cite This Collection

Nela Arias-Misson papers, 1916-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.