[Architecture] [Donohoe, Victoria, et al.]
Archive Relating to the Architectural Firms of Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown, etc.
Assembled by Victoria Donohoe, ca. 1964-2010. Includes approximately 80 typed letters signed to Donohoe by members of the firms, a predominant number signed by Venturi, and a number of autograph postcards to Donohoe signed by Scott Brown. Lot also includes company brochures and documents, secondary material including periodical material and clippings, press releases, Donohoe's manuscript notes relating to the firms, as well as a presentation copy of Venturi and Scott Brown's "Architecture as Signs and Systems" (Cambridge: Belknap Press, 2004. First edition). Also included are two copies of Venturi's "Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture" (New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1966. First edition). Hundreds of pieces included in this lot.

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.

Estimate $500-800


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Sold for $688 (buyer's premium included)