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Nicolai Cikovsky papers, 1939-1964

Nicolai Cikovsky papers, 1939-1964

Cikovsky, Nicolai, 1894-

Muralist, Painter

Collection Information

Size: 80 items (on partial microfilm reel).

Summary: Correspondence, 1941-1960; exhibition catalogs; clippings; a sketchbook (20.2 x 12.5 cm., 21 pages drawn), pencil, ink & watercolor on paper, signed, 1943; and photographs.

Among the photographs are 2 of Cikovsky, 1 of him in his studio which was once occupied by Frank Duveneck, 6 of exhibits at the Carnegie Institute, 1944-1950, and 40 of his art work, including 4 of the Treasury Dept. Fine Arts Project-sponsored Dept. of Interior murals and 3 of cartoons for that mural, 1938; 3 of the Treasury Dept. Section of Painting & Sculpture-sponsored mural painting entitled, "The Old Tavern," in the Silver Spring, Maryland post office, shown with Cikovsky and postmaster, 1936, and 5 of cartoons for the Treasury Dept. Section of Fine Arts-sponsored murals for the post office in Towson, Maryland, 1939.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, muralist; New York, N.Y.

Provenance

Donated 1966 by Nicolai Cikovsky.

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel D254 available 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

Nicolai Cikovsky papers, 1939-1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.