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Salvatore Aucello papers, 1941-1959

Salvatore Aucello papers, 1941-1959

Aucello, Salvatore L., 1903-

Sculptor, Painter, Lithographer, Ceramicist

Collection Information

Size: 36 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: 31 preliminary sketches for a mural in the Chrylser Building, New York City, mostly gesture drawings of laborers. Sketches are on 29 sheets (27.7 x 21.4 cm.) charcoal & pencil on paper; 16 are signed in ink: "SA." Also included are 17 photographs of Aucello, a resume, an exhibition catalog, 1941, a reproduction of a mural by Aucello in P.S. 150, Bronx, New York, and other printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note

Mural painter; New York State. Studied at the National Academy of Design. Project planner for the Public Works of Art Project. Also executed murals in ceramic tile and mosaic.

Provenance

Donated 1961 by Salvatore Aucello.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reel 2786 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

Salvatore Aucello papers, 1941-1959. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.