Guide to the Papers of Alvar Carrillo Gil, 1910 - 1944Manuscript MS-938

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Title:

Guide to the Papers of Alvar Carrillo Gil, 1910 - 1944

Call Number:

Manuscript MS-938

Collection Dates:

1910 - 1944

Size of Collection:

1 box (.2 linear ft.)

Abstract:

Dr. Alvar Carrillo Gil, painter, collector and patron of the arts. Consists of mimeographed notes on the collection of Dr. Alvar Carrillo Gil of the works of artist Jose Clemente Orozco.

Access to Collection:

Unrestricted.

Use & Access

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Access to Collection

Unrestricted.

Publication & Use

These materials may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.).

Introduction to the Collection

Consists of mimeographed notes on the collection of Dr. Alvar Carrillo Gil of the works of artist Jose Clemente Orozco. The notes, once bound together are titled "Las Obras de Orozco en la Colleccion Carrillo" ("The Works of Orozco in the Carrillo Collection"). Professor Justino Fernandez provides an overview of the collection followed by an analyses of the works accompanied by tipped in photographic reproductions of each of piece. The works range from 1910 to 1944 and are ordered chronologically.

Biography

Dr. Alvar Carrillo Gil, painter, collector and patron of the arts, born 1899 Opichin (Yucatan) Mexico. Carrillo Gil was motivated to begin collecting art by his fascination with the work of Jose Clemente Orozco (1883-1949). He is credited with filling the void left by the Mexican government and other private collectors in stemming the loss of Orozco's work to collectors in the United States.

Box & Folder List

Box: 1, Dates: 1910-1944

Consists of a 89 leaves of mimeographed text and photographic images documenting the Orozco collection of Dr. Alvar Carrillo Gil.

Box Contents

  • There is no folder listing for this box.

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