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Sketches, outline, and photograph relating to José de Creeft and "Roosty Was My Friend,", [circa 1957]

Sketches, outline, and photograph relating to José de Creeft and "Roosty Was My Friend,", [circa 1957]

Nathan, Emily S., 1907-1999

Publicist, Journalist

Collection Information

Size: 0.1 linear feet

Summary: Material assembled by Emily Nathan regarding de Creeft's story, as told to Nathan, of his pet rooster, intended by Nathan to be submitted for publication under the title "Roosty Was My Friend." Included are an introduction by Nathan, providing biographical information on de Creeft; sample text for the story (2 pages) and an outline for the remainder (3 pages), 24 drawings by de Creeft illustrating the story; and a photograph of de Creeft with a wire sculpture of Roosty, 1957, taken by Budd studio.

Biographical/Historical Note

Nathan, a public relations consultant and journalist, had many contacts in the art world. De Creeft was a sculptor; born 1884 in Spain. He eventually settled in New York. He died in 1982.

Provenance

Donated by Emily Nathan, 1988.

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