[Art] [Etting, Emlen]
Mini-Archive Relating to the American Artist Emlen Etting
Assembled by Victoria Donohoe. Including six autograph letters signed, dating from May 22, 1972-January 28, 1980. Relating to Etting's commission to design the Richard Dilworth Memorial sculpture, including Etting's holograph manuscript, "In Memoriam." (Philadelphia, ca. 1978), as well as several sheets of Donohoe's manuscript notes relating to Etting's art works.
Emlen Etting (1905-1982), was an American painter, sculptor, and filmmaker. Known for her piece "Phoenix Rising", installed in Philadelphia City Hall's Dilworth Plaza In 1982, and later moved to Society Hill near Penn's Landing.
Victoria Donohoe (1929-2018), was a freelance art critic for the Philadelphia Inquirer from 1962 to 2012, artist and historian. Instrumental in placing Narbrook Park in Narberth, Pennsylvania on the U.S. register of Historic Places.
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