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INVENTORY OF THE ENRICO DONATI LETTERS RECEIVED AND MANUSCRIPTS, 1943-1963.
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Series I.  Letters received, 1943-1963

Physical Description: 5 folders

Scope and Content Note

The series contains circa 210 published and unpublished letters, postcards, and notes received by Enrico Donati, many relating to the organization and impact of the 1947 Surrealist exhibition. Other letters from galleries, museums, and Donati's fellow artists reflect his professional life and that of his friends.
Box 1, Folder 1

Enrico Baj, 1953

Scope and Content Note

2 letters.
Box 1, Folder 1

Ballet International Incorporated, 1944

Scope and Content Note

1 letter and one contract.
Box 1, Folder 1

Victor Brauner, 1946-1948

Scope and Content Note

9 letters.
Box 1, Folder 2

André Breton and Elise Breton, 1943-1953

Scope and Content Note

38 letters, 2 postcards and 5 telegrams, copy of A l'etoile scellée, 1 envelope with notes, exhibit plans.
Box 1, Folder 3

James Brooks, undated

Scope and Content Note

1 letter.
Box 1, Folder 3

Corrado Cagli, 1945

Scope and Content Note

1 letter.
Box 1, Folder 3

Nicolas Calas, n.d.

Scope and Content Note

1 letter
Box 1, Folder 3

Aldo Capri, 1952

Scope and Content Note

1 letter.
Box 1, Folder 3

Carlo Cardazzo (Galleria d'Arte del Naviglio, Milan) 1954

Scope and Content Note

1 letter and 1 telegram.
Box 1, Folder 3

Bacioni da Ceponi (Edizione del Milione, Milan) undated

Scope and Content Note

1 letter.
Box 1, Folder 3

Max Clarac-Sérou, 1953-1954

Scope and Content Note

3 letters.
Box 1, Folder 3

Committee of Artists (Stable Gallery, New York) 1953

Scope and Content Note

1 letter.
Box 1, Folder 3

John Craven, 1954

Scope and Content Note

3 letters.
Box 1, Folder 3

Hubert Crehan ( Art Digest), 1954

Scope and Content Note

1 letter.
Box 1, Folder 3

Frédéric Delanglade, 1947

Scope and Content Note

1 letter.
Box 1, Folder 3

Jean Dubuffet, 1952

Scope and Content Note

2 letters and 1 postcard.
Box 1, Folder 4

Marcel Duchamp, 1949-1961

Scope and Content Note

14 letters, 6 postcards, 4 notes, 1 telegram, rotorelief plans and directions.
Box 1, Folder 5

Pierre Faucheaux, 1953

Scope and Content Note

1 letter.
Box 1, Folder 5

Lucio Fontana, 1952

Scope and Content Note

1 letter.
Box 1, Folder 5

Galerie Maeght, 1947

Scope and Content Note

2 letters.
Box 1, Folder 5

Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna, Rome (Palma Bucarelli, Soprintendenza) 1952

Scope and Content Note

1 letter.
Box 1, Folder 5

Enrique Gomez-Correa, 1947-1949

Scope and Content Note

4 letters.
Box 1, Folder 5

Adolph Gottlieb, 1948

Scope and Content Note

1 letter.
Box 1, Folder 5

Gypsy, 1948

Scope and Content Note

1 telegram.
Box 1, Folder 5

David Hare and Jacqueline Lamba, 1947-1951

Scope and Content Note

3 letters and 1 postcard.
Box 1, Folder 5

Jindrich Heisler, 1948

Scope and Content Note

2 letters.
Box 1, Folder 5

Jacques Hérold, 1946

Scope and Content Note

2 letters.
Box 1, Folder 5

Marcel Jean, 1949

Scope and Content Note

1 letter.
Box 1, Folder 5

Alain Jouffroy, 1953

Scope and Content Note

2 letters.
Box 1, Folder 5

Jacques Kober, 1947

Scope and Content Note

2 letters.
Box 1, Folder 6

Wifredo Lam, 1952

Scope and Content Note

1 postcard.
Box 1, Folder 5

Rico Lebrun, undated

Scope and Content Note

1 letter.
Box 1, Folder 5

Ghérasim Luca, 1947

Scope and Content Note

1 collage postcard.
Box 1, Folder 5

Henning Man, 1949

Scope and Content Note

1 letter.
Box 1, Folder 5

Maria Martins, 1954, undated

Scope and Content Note

2 letters.
Box 1, Folder 5

Matta, 1947, undated

Scope and Content Note

1 letter, 5 notes and 2 telegrams.
Box 1, Folder 5

Henry Miller, 1948-1949

Scope and Content Note

1 letter and 1 postcard.
Box 1, Folder 5

Museum of Modern Art, New York (Jane Sabersky, Assistant Curator) 1953

Scope and Content Note

1 letter.
Box 1, Folder 5

Maurice and Marthe Nadeau, 1947

Scope and Content Note

4 letters.
Box 1, Folder 5

NRF, Paris, undated

Scope and Content Note

1 letter.
Box 1, Folder 5

Robert Osborne, 1963

Scope and Content Note

1 letter.
Box 1, Folder 5

Benjamin Péret: 2 letters, 1949-1950

Scope and Content Note

2 letters.
Box 1, Folder 5

Mauro Reggiani, 1952-1953

Scope and Content Note

1 letter and 1 poscard.
Box 1, Folder 5

René Renne, 1947

Scope and Content Note

1 letter.
Box 1, Folder 5

Roberto, 1954, undated

Scope and Content Note

2 letters.
Box 1, Folder 5

Kurt Seligmann, 1952

Scope and Content Note

1 letter.
Box 1, Folder 7

Claude Serbanne, 1947

Scope and Content Note

1 letter.
Box 1, Folder 5

Jaroslav Serpan, 1953-1954

Scope and Content Note

12 letters, 1 postcard, 1 announcement and 1 etching.
Box 1, Folder 5

Solution Surréaliste (Jean-Louis Bédouin and Seigle) 1948

Scope and Content Note

1 letter.
Box 1, Folder 5

Yves Tanguy and Kay Sage, 1946-1957

Scope and Content Note

8 letters, 1 gallery invitation, 6 postcards and 1 card.
Box 1, Folder 5

Dorothea Tanning and Max Ernst, undated

Scope and Content Note

Series of 5 postcards.
Box 1, Folder 5

Michel Tapié, 1953, undated

Scope and Content Note

3 letters.
Box 1, Folder 5

Toninelli, 1947

Scope and Content Note

1 letter.
Box 1, Folder 5

Venice Biennial, 1949-1950

Scope and Content Note

2 letters, 1 postcard.
Box 1, Folder 5

Venturi, 1950

Scope and Content Note

1 postcard.
Box 1, Folder 5

Miscellaneous correspondence, undated

Scope and Content Note

2 letters.
Box 1, Folder 5

2 notes, undated

Box 1, Folder 5

1 tracing, undated

Box 1, Folder 5

1 etching, 1953

Box 1, Folder 5

1 article: “Superstitions,” undated

 

Series II.  Manuscripts and ephemera, circa 1943-1963

Physical Description: 4 folders

Scope and Content Note

Series contains four manuscripts by Donati, clippings relating to his work or the 1947 surrealist exhibition, and articles about Donati's work by American and European critics such as Dore Ashton, Hubert Crehan, Alain Jouffroy, and Jaroslav Serpan.
Box 1, Folder 8

4 manuscripts by Enrico Donati

Scope and Content Note

“Alchemy,” “Is my fossil my myth?”, “Foreword,” and “Black & three whites.”
Box 1, Folder 9

4 clippings and magazine, 1947-1949

Scope and Content Note

Includes February 1947 issue of Arts Magazine .
Box 1, Folder 10

Articles about Enrico Donati's work

Scope and Content Note

By Dore Ashton, Nicolas Calas, Hubert Crehan, Sidney Geist, Alain Jouffroy, and Maurice Nadeau.
Box 1, Folder 11

Articles about Enrico Donati's work

Scope and Content Note

By Peter Selz, Parker Tyler, Jaroslav Serpan, Theodore F. Wolff, and various critics.