Album of 12 Tango Painters, 1963
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Brief Description: 12 folios of lithographs (1 in color) depicting signature pices of artwork (1 is a set of poems) with tango as the theme from twelve Argentine avant-garde artists.  Each folio is contained within a fold-out with a short biography of the artist in four languages (Spanish, Portuguese, French, and English), a black and white photograph of the artist, and the artist's signature.  All twelve fold-outs are enclosed in a black leather binder. The artists featured are the following:  Alonso, Carlos, 1929-present; Castagnino, Juan Carlos, 1908-1972; Soldi, E. Raúl, 1905-1994; Berni, Antonio, 1905-1981; Vanzo, Julio, 1901-1984; Torrallardona, Carlos, 1913-1986; Policastro, Enrique, 1898-1971; Centurión, Emilio, 1894-1970; Butler, Horacio, 1897-present; Battle Planas, Juan, 1911-1966; Basaldúa, Héctor, 1894- 1976; and Portogalo, José, 1904-present.
Held at:
The Latin American Library at Tulane
7001 Freret St
New Orleans, LA 70118
Phone: 5048655605
Email: chernand [at]
Record Series Number: Manuscripts/Collection 48/(48)
Volume: 1.0 Items
Acquired: 05/07/2012.
Arrangement: Folios enclosed in a leather binder located with Oversize Manuscripts Box 1
Access Restrictions: Open to the public. No known restrictions.
Subject Index
Argentine artists
Tango (Dance) in art
Tango (Dance) in literature