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Richard Faralla papers, 1927-1984

Faralla, Richard, 1916-

Sculptor, Collagist


Collection Information

Size: 1.6 Linear feet, (on 4 microfilm reels); 0.4 Linear feet, Addition

Summary: Correspondence, art works, printed materials, writings, sketches and sketchbooks, and photographs.
REEL 3951: Correspondence with friends, family members, and teaching colleagues (several letters are illustrated); a collage; two paintings on paper; business records, 1973-1979; two clippings; exhibition announcements; a catalog; and photographs of Faralla and of his art works.
REELS 1709-1710, 1818: Correspondence with friends, artists, museums, galleries, art critics, and art collectors; sketches and sketchbooks; biographical information; writings by and about Faralla; commission and exhibition files; exhibition catalogs and announcements; and 60 photographs of Faralla and his work.
ADDITION: Correspondence, 1985-1989.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sculptor; San Francisco, Calif. Also signed name Duane (Richard) Faralla.


Donated 1981-1991 by Richard Faralla.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 1709-1710, 1818 and 3951 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

Richard Faralla papers, 1927-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.