Alfeo Faggi collection

Inclusive Dates: 
1914–1950

This record forms part of the Chicago’s Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource project funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art. For this project, the Archives surveyed archival repositories throughout the Chicago region to identify art-related materials contained in their holdings. While the Archives of American Art does not own any of the materials described herein, information about those materials and links to the original repositories have been included when available.

Descriptive Summary

0.25 linear foot (1 box) and 1 portfolio of material consisting of correspondence, exhibition catalogs, articles and photographs documenting the work of sculptor Alfeo Faggi. The collection emphasizes Faggi’s career in Chicago, as well as Chicago exhibitions and commissions that post-date his move to Woodstock, New York.

Biographical Historical Note

Sculptor, lecturer and author Alfeo Faggi was born and trained in Italy and spent much of his career in Chicago.

Additional Notes

Related collections: Childerly Chapel Photograph Album, Ryerson and Burnham Archives, Ryerson and Burnham Libraries, The Art Institute of Chicago; Crane Family and Lillie Family Papers, Chicago History Museum