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Ronald G. Pisano papers, circa 1972-2008

Ronald G. Pisano papers, circa 1972-2008

Pisano, Ronald G., 1948-2000

Curator, Art consultant, Art historian, Museum director

Collection Information

Size: 14.6 linear feet

Summary: Papers mainly relate to Pisano's research on William Merrit Chase including lectures, articles, notes, photographs, slides, book manuscripts, photocopies, and Pisano's research on Chase in Holland and interviews with Chase's students including Ethel Paxson, Caroline van Hook Bean, and James Daugherty on casssette. Also included are subject files, correspondence and writings relating to Pisano's research on late-nineteenth and early-twentieth century American art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Ronald Pisano (1948-2000) was an art historian, curator, museum director and art consultant in New York, N.Y. Pisano specialized in late-nineteenth and early-twentieth century American art. He was an expert on William Merritt Chase.

Provenance

Donated 2002-2010 by D. Frederick Baker, Ronald Pisano's partner, Baker-Pisano collection.

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

Ronald G. Pisano papers, circa 1972-2008. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.